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BAKED ZITI WITH RED TOMATO SAUCE RECIPE

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Naples - Campania
Preparation - Medium - requires spaghetti sauce
Serves 6

Ziti are large pasta special to the south, but you can make this dish with rigatoni, macaroni, penne, mostaccioli, etc.

Make one of the following sauces, or used a prepared sauce:

SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE
BOLOGNESE SAUCE, RAGU RECIPE
TOMATO SAUCE WITH OREGANO
MEAT AND TOMATO SAUCE WITH OREGANO
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 6 ounces of provolone or pecorino cheese, sliced, shredded or grated
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced or shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan or pecorino cheese
  • 1 pound ziti or rigatoni
OO Pasta pot, baking dish.

METHOD:
  1. PUT 6 quarts pasta water to boil in a large pot.
  2. PREPARE spaghetti sauce, if you are making your own.
  3. WHEN pasta is cooked 'al dente' - 8 to 10 minutes - drain and set aside.
  4. PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. GREASE an 8 X 12 baking pan with butter or olive oil.
  6. ARRANGE a layer of the pasta on the bottom of the pan.
  7. ADD a layer of the cheese.
  8. COVER with the sour cream.
  9. COVER with a layer of the spaghetti sauce.
  10. LAYER in the remaining pasta.
  11. ADD another layer of the cheeses.
  12. COVER with the remaining spaghetti sauce.
  13. SPRINKLE on the 2 T Parmesan or pecorino.
  14. BAKE in middle rack of 350 degree oven for 1/2 hour, until golden on top.
  15. SERVE.

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