Recipes: Garrett, Neely, & Sullivan

Denise (Garrett) Frederick's Baked Ziti

1 pound ground turkey or beef
1 large onion
2 tbsp basil
2 tbsp oregano
2 tbsp parsley
2 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp thyme
1-2 tbsp salt (to taste)
1 large jar of spaghetti sauce
4 lbs of mozzarella cheese
1 large container (16 oz) of ricotta cheese
1 quarter cup of balsamic vinegar
1 lb of ziti pasta
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Boil pasta until al dente (tender but slightly firm) then drain.
In a large skillet brown on medium the ground meat, onion, basil, oregano, parsley, thyme, garlic, and salt.
Combine drained noodles, browned meat mixture, spaghetti sauce, 3 lbs of mozzarella, ricotta cheese, and balsamic vinegar into a 2 quart baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining 1 pound of mozzarella cheese on top. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.
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