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Olive Garden's Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno

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2010-05-03 Other
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I stopped looking for Ziti recipes when I found this one! It is WONDERFUL!

  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

Ziti Sauce
4 cups Tomato Sauce, homemade or store bought
2 cups Alfredo Sauce, homemade or store bought
½ cup Ricotta Cheese
1 tsp Garlic Powder
½ cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
¼ cup Shredded Fontina Cheese
Mix All 6"gredients Together Reserve 1/4 Cup.
Ziti Topping
¼ cup Grated Romano Cheese
¼ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
3 cups Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
½ cup Italian Bread Crumbs
1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
3 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
3 Tbsp Parsley, chopped
Mix Above 7"gredients Together & Set Aside.
1 lb Ziti Pasta
1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375.

Cook pasta according to directions, drain and add hot pasta to ziti sauce, reserving that 1/4 cup you set aside.

Spray 12 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Spread 1/4 cup of ziti sauce on bottom of dish.

Pour pasta into dish.

Evenly distribute 1 cup of mozzarella cheese on top of pasta.

Top with the prepared ziti topping.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until topping is lightly browned.

You can prepare this in individual dishes, my family likes it that way best!!