One of Italy’s great culinary inventions, Baked Ziti with Three Cheeses is a glorious main course packed with flavor and the rich history of Naples.
Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti with Three Cheeses
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 8
  • 16 ounces ziti
  • 1 clove garlic; minced
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese; shredded
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg; lightly beaten
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 Cup chopped parsley
  1. Cook pasta following package directions; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Grease 2-quart casserole.
  4. In large bowl, blend ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella, egg, parsley, garlic, pepper & nutmeg; stir in ziti.
  5. Spoon into prepared casserole and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  6. Bake until top is golden, about 30 minutes.
  7. Makes 8 servings. (The way your family will eat it, the recipe does not make 8 servings!)

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