Oven baked pasta, or Pasta al Forno, comes in all shapes and flavors with one such variation being baked ziti. We’ve cooked up this classic with alternating layers of marinara and cheese, ensuring tangy tomato and melty mozzarella in every bite. Looking to save yourself some time in the future? Double this recipe for quick and delicious leftovers that can be stored in the freezer for a no-fuss dinner down the road.

Baked Ziti

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: 3 hours and 45 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup roughly chopped basil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 10 oz ziti
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella

Directions

1) In a medium bowl, stir ricotta, parmesan, egg, and basil together with a spatula until well combined. 

2) Spread 1 cup marinara sauce over the bottom of a Suvie pan. 

3) Layer half the ziti on top of the marinara sauce and dot pasta with half of the ricotta mixture.  

4) Spread ricotta evenly over pasta and cover with half the mozzarella.

Repeat layering process one more time to fill Suvie pan. Load pan into upper right cooking zone. Fill reservoir, enter cook settings and set to Cook Now or Schedule. 

My Cook > Slow Cook Settings

High, 2 hours

Starch: 0 minutes

5) After the cook, broil 5-7 minutes until browned and bubbling.

Remove pan from Suvie, divide baked ziti between plates, and top with additional basil.

Nutrition

Nutritional Information per serving (6 servings per recipe): Calories 303, Total Fat 15.1g, Total Carbohydrates 23.3g, Total Sodium 379.6mg, Total Protein 17.3g

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