Vegetarian Baked Ziti

Recipe by Adina Cappell
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the ziti to just before al dente.
  • Coat a 9'x12" baking dish with olive oil. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, heat the remaining olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook the onion until translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Don't let the garlic brown.
  • Crush the tomatoes with your hands and add to the skillet. Add in the juice from the can.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • In a large bowl mix the ricotta and mozarella cheeses.
  • Add the parsley, basil, oregano, salt, red pepper, a few grinds of pepper, and mix.
  • Add the tomato-onion mixture and mix well.
  • When the ziti is drained add to the cheese mixture and toss well to coat the pasta.
  • Spoon the mixture into the baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese on top of the pasta.
  • Bake at 400F for 20-30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
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