This is one of my all time favorite comfort foods. Yum. I remember loving this dish as a child, and I still love it to this day. Ron was a little nervous about the no meat pasta, but i think that it grew on him too. Enjoy!
8oz uncooked Ziti
1 1/4 cup fat free ricotta cheese
1 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella
16 oz marinara sauce (I used Ragu Traditional Style)
1 Tbsp fresh parsley
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh oregano
1 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
Heat oven to 375F. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and rinse. In separate bowl, stir together pasta, 1-1/2 cups sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, parsley, egg, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper. In medium baking dish, spoon pasta mixture; top with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Labels: italian, pasta, vegetarian