Five Cheese Baked Ziti

Recipe: Five Cheese Baked Ziti

Ingredients :

  • 2 large cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 small cans tomato sauce
  • 2 small cans tomato paste
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. pepper

Ziti:

  • 2 lbs. ziti 2
  • 15 oz. pkgs. of ricotta cheese, skim or whole
  • 2 cups shredded swiss cheese
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded provolone
  • 2 cups crumbled bleu cheese

Instructions :

  1. Make sauce first. Combine all ingredients and simmer for 1 hour or until ready to use.
  2. In large bowl combine all the remaining ingredients and mix well. Add in half the sauce and mix well.
  3. When ziti is cooked drain very well and add in to sauce and cheese mixture. Mix well.
  4. In 1 or 2 baking dishes pour in ziti mixture and you may want to add some sauce to the top and garnish with sauce and parsley.
  5. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Let set in oven for 15 more minutes and serve.
  6. Serve with salad and bread.

Number of servings (yield): 2

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)