Delicious Copycat Olive Garden Ziti Recipe To Try At Home

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Classic Baked Ziti

Ingredients:

– 1 pound ziti pasta
– 1 jar marinara sauce
– 1 cup ricotta cheese
– 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
– 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 1 teaspoon dried oregano
– Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
2. Cook the ziti pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked ziti pasta, marinara sauce, ricotta cheese, half of the mozzarella cheese, half of the Parmesan cheese, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
4. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on top.
5. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden brown.
6. Let the baked ziti cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Zesty Lemon Ziti

Ingredients:

Olive Garden Five Cheese Ziti al Forno
Olive Garden Five Cheese Ziti al Forno

– 1 pound ziti pasta
– 1 lemon, zest and juice
– 1/4 cup olive oil
– 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions:

1. Cook the ziti pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
3. Add the cooked ziti pasta to the bowl and toss until well coated.
4. Serve the zesty lemon ziti hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves. Enjoy the bright and refreshing flavors!