Italian Restaurant Baked Ziti

This is a recipe I got from a friend for baked ziti recipe that originated from an Italian restaurant in New York City. I've been making it this way for years.

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1hr 5mins
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directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook ziti in a large pot of boiling salted water until
  • tender but still firm, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse under cold running water;
  • drain well.
  • In a medium bowl, combine
  • ricotta cheese, eggs, 1/2 cup Parmesan
  • cheese, salt, pepper, and parsley. Mix to
  • blend well.
  • Toss cooked ziti with 2 cups
  • marinara sauce.
  • Place half the pasta in an
  • 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • Top with ricotta
  • mixture and half the mozzarella cubes.
  • Top with remaining ziti, marinara sauce,
  • mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake until casserole is heated through and cheese is
  • bubbly and lightly browned on top, 30 to 35
  • minutes.
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"This is a recipe I got from a friend for baked ziti recipe that originated from an Italian restaurant in New York City. I've been making it this way for years."
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  1. Chef Gina Calina
    This was delicious! We all loved it! It's the best baked ziti I've made so far, and will stop at this recipe! LOVE
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  2. Tracie B.
    Made this tonight for dinner and even my pickiest kids ate it and loved it!!!!
    Reply
  3. Paintpuddles
    This is a recipe I got from a friend for baked ziti recipe that originated from an Italian restaurant in New York City. I've been making it this way for years.
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