½ (1-pound) package Mostaccioli or Penne pasta, cooked as package directs
½ pound lean ground sirloin
½ pound Italian sausage (mild or hot)
1 (26-ounce) jar Classico Spicy Tomato & Pesto Pasta Sauce (or other flavored sauce of choice)
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 small can tomato paste
1 (15-ounce) container Ricotta Cheese
8 ounces Mozzarella Cheese, shredded and divided (2 cups)
¼ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
· Preheat oven to 350º
· In saucepan, over medium heat, cook ground sirloin until browned; pour off fat. Add pasta sauce, tomato sauce and tomato paste, heat through
· In medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg.
· In lightly grease 2½quart baking dish, layer pasta, sauce mixture and cheese mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese over top
· Bake 35-40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Yield: 4-6 Servings