Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Cheesy Stuffed Baked Ziti

1lb ziti pasta
2 TBL extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
1lb ground beef
1/2 tea salt
1/4 tea pepper
1 26oz jar Pasta Sauce
1 15oz container ricotta cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup grated parmesean
pinch salt and pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella

Cook pasta according to package Drain and set aside.
Place olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute onion until softened.
Brown ground beef, drain grease off.
Add to onion and add pasta sauce. Reduce heat to low and stir in noodles.
Place ricota, mozzarella, pamesean, salt and pepper into a large bowl. Stir until well combined.
Place 1/2 of pasta in 9x13 baking dish.
Spoon ricotta mixture evenly over pasta.
Pour remaining pasta over cheese. Then sprinkle with shredded mozzarella.
cover with foil
Bake at 350 for 30mins, remove foil and bake 10mins longer.

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