- Published Jul 23rd
This is a creamy, baked pasta dish with four cheeses – provolone, mozzarella, Swiss, and Parmesan. It is rich, and very filling. Serve with a green salad.
Four Cheese Baked Ziti Ingredients
The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Four Cheese Baked Ziti for 4 servings:
- 2 cups half-and-half
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 1/4 cups shredded provolone cheese
- 1 1/4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 egg yolks, beaten
- 8 ounces ziti pasta
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
Four Cheese Baked Ziti Cooking Instructions
- Ready In-
The following are the steps to cook Four Cheese Baked Ziti easily:
- 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter a 2 quart ovenproof casserole dish; set aside.
- 2 Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
- 3 Meanwhile, bring half-and-half, basil, and crushed red pepper to a simmer in a heavy, large saucepan over medium high heat. Add cheeses 1 handful at a time, stirring constantly until cheeses are melted and smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in egg yolks. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Mix in pasta. Spoon into prepared dish.
- 4 Bake until heated through, approximately 10 minutes. Serve hot.
Per Serving: 781 calories; 45.9 grams of fat; 51.1 grams of carbohydrates; 40.6 grams of protein; 237 milligrams of cholesterol; 741 milligrams of sodium.