Ziti With Spinach and Cheese

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

I was inspired to make this by the Spinach Sauce for Pasta by Hey Jude. It makes a nice (lacto) vegetarian entree or side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350oF.
  2. Cook pasta until al dente, drain and set aside.
  3. Melt butter over low to medium heat in a large heavy bottomed sauce pan, stove top casserole or dutch oven.
  4. Add onions, garlic, and nutmeg.
  5. Sautee until onions are translucent.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add spinach and heat through.
  8. Remove spinach mixture from heat and allow to cool.
  9. Place pasta in a large bowl toss with ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses.
  10. Add spinach mixture and combine.
  11. Place mixture in a greased caserole dish and pour cream evenly over the casserole.
  12. Place in oven and cook uncovered for 30-40 minutes.

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This was awesome! I did add more garlic (5 cloves instead of 2 and could have added one more) and used fresh spinach. Very, very good!

jennings.jean November 16, 2008

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