Copycat Sbarro's Baked Ziti
- 1 pound ziti (uncooked)
- 1 pound ricotta cheese
- 1 1/2 ounce grated Romano cheese
- 1 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 3/4 pound shredded mozzarella cheese
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 60mins
stirring often. After cooking, drain ziti well, but DO NOT RINSE OFF UNDER WATER!
While ziti is cooking preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine ricotta, Romano, tomato sauce (reserve 1/4 cup) and pepper in large mixing bowl. Gently combine cooked ziti with cheese/sauce mixture.
In a 13"x9"x2" pan, spread the 1/4 cup reserved sauce. Add ziti and top with mozzarella cheese. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake until mozzarella is thoroughly melted (about 12-15 minutes).
Serve with garlic bread and additional sauce if desired.