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BelGioioso Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

  • Servings: 12 servings
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 50 Minutes
  • Bake Time: 30 Minutes
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  • 1-1/2 pounds (about 7-1/2 cups) uncooked ziti or small tube pasta
  • 2 jars (24 ounces each) marinara sauce
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 cup BelGioioso® Ricotta con Latte® Cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded BelGioioso® Sharp Provolone Cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated BelGioioso® Romano Cheese
  • 2 cups shredded BelGioioso® Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated BelGioioso® Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Optional: Minced fresh parsley or basil and additional Parmesan cheese


1.Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to the package directions for al dente; drain.

2.Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the marinara sauce, Alfredo sauce, ricotta, provolone, Romano and 1 cup mozzarella. Cook over medium heat until sauce begins to simmer and cheeses are melted. Stir in cooked pasta; pour mixture into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

3.In a small bowl, stir together Parmesan, bread crumbs, garlic and olive oil; sprinkle over pasta.

4.Bake, uncovered, until mixture is bubbly and topping is golden brown, 30-40 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh parsley or basil and Parmesan if desired.