Creamy Baked Ziti

Recipe by Ashley L.
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • Place olive oil and red wine in sauce pan on medium heat.
  • Stir in tomato paste first.
  • Add rest of ingredients.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat milk in a saucepan until it is steaming. Do not boil.
  • While milk is heating, melt butter in a seperate saucepan.
  • Whisk flour into melted butter. Let cook on medium for about 5 minutes. Keep whisking.
  • Once milk is steaming, whisk into butter and flour mixture a cup at a time. It will become thicker as you whisk.
  • After all milk is added, bring to a boil for 30 seconds constantly stirring.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in salt and nutmeg.
  • Place half of the cooked ziti noodles on bottom of large casserole dish.
  • Spoon on half of the marinara sauce.
  • Spoon on half of the besciamella sauce.
  • Top with half of mozerella cheese.
  • Repeat.
  • Bake at 350 for 40 minutes. Your cheese should brown and bubble.
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