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Baked Ziti

Type: Pasta
Courses: Casseroles, Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 62g / 2.2ozOnion - chopped (small)
1/2 cup 118mlTomato paste
1 cup 237mlTomato sauce
2/3 cup 157mlWater
1 teaspoon 5mlMarjoram
1 teaspoon 5mlBasil
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlPepper
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozFat-free ricotta cheese
6 oz 170gShredded part-skim-milk mozzarella - divided use
8 oz 227gZiti pasta - cooked and drained

Recipe Instructions

Lightly coat a medium-size non-stick pan with cooking spray. Sauteeonion until tender. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, herbs, salt, and pepper. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Combine ricotta and half the mozzarella in a large bowl. Add the cooked ziti and half the tomato mixture. Stir gently to mix.

Turn into a 1 1/2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Pour remaining tomato mixture on top and sprinkle with reserved mozzarella. Bake in a preheat 375F. oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and browned.

Mario Batali


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