Baked Ziti

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  1. Trlsmn

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  2. dude young

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    Mama mia! Molto bene! Not sure how you do it, but I like to add hard boiled egg and some sliced salami to mine. Baked ziti has been a staple in my life since I was just a wee bambino.

    Mouth - drooling. Enjoy!
     
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    :worship:You know how this works by now Trlsmn, I go nuts until I get you to capitulate and give me the recipe so I can at least eat with more than my eyes, although I can almost smell it looking at your post. So picture in your mind,,, I'm on a knee begging. If that isnt enough, here goes,,, pretty please, pretty please, pretty please? I'll take it in a pm and will swear to secrecy if need be!:thankyou:
     
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    Three, count em, three pretty please's! So what does a guy gotta do?:eatpop:
     
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    I'm off to school now John, but I promise I will write this recipe up very soon.
     
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    And the anticipation will make the meal all the better. Thanks so much and enjoy school.
     
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    Baked Ziti

    1 pound dry ziti pasta
    1 onion, chopped
    1 pound lean ground beef
    1/2 "10 can diced tomatoes
    Italian spices ( used fresh spices from the garden
    6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
    1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
    6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


    Directions:
    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain.
    2. In a large skillet, brown onion and ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 15 minutes.
    3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, Provolone cheese, ricotta cheese, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese and remaining sauce mixture. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
    4. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheeses are melt
     
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    Trlsmn, Thank you so much! I'll try not to butcher it. I hope some good lean ground Elk will suffice? As I've said before, you kill me brother! Thank you again. John.
     
  9. MedusaOblongata

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    For a slightly different flavor, substitute ground sausage for ground beef.

    And don't ever forget the bacon! Cut bacon up into bacon bits size, mix it in with everything else.
     

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