• This quick and easy Baked Ziti recipe will keep your kids fed and happy for DAYS!! I like it best the next day heated up, so pack it for lunch!

Ingredients

  • - 1 pound dried ziti pasta
  • - Kosher salt
  • - 3 1/2 cups Ragu Old World Style Marinara sauce
  • - 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan, divided
  • - 1/4 cup grated pecorino romano
  • - 1 pound fresh mozzarella, half cut into 1/2-inch cubes and half thinly sliced
  • - Freshly ground black pepper
  • - Pinch of crushed red pepper or to taste
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PREP TIME 10 Min READY IN 50 Min
COOK TIME 40 Min SERVINGS 8
MAIN INGREDIENT Pasta
MEAL/COURSE Dinner
TYPE OF DISH Pasta
COOKING METHOD Oven
CUISINE Italian
DIETARY NOTES Vegetarian, Quick & Easy

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt generously, and boil the pasta until al dente, tender but still slightly firm.
  3. Drain.
  4. In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the Ragu Old World Style Marinara sauce, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan, the pecorino, and the cubed mozzarella pieces.
  5. Season with the black pepper and red pepper to taste, and mix until well combined.
  6. Transfer the pasta to an oiled 9- x 13-inch baking dish.
  7. Cover the top of the pasta with the sliced mozzarella, and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan.
  8. Bake until lightly browned and hot, about 30 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately.

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