Copycat Five Cheese Ziti Recipe-
•8 TBSP butter
•2 cups heavy whipping cream
•1 cup grated parmesan
•1 TBSP minced garlic
•28oz jar of marinara (we used ragu brand)
•2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
•1 pound of penne noodles
•Cook noodles according to directions.
•Meanwhile melt butter in a medium pan on medium/high heat until it starts to brown, stirring frequently.
•Add 1 cup of the whipping cream and the minced garlic into the pan with butter, boil rapidly until it starts to thicken. Then reduce to medium and add half of the parmesan cheese.
•After the mixture has thickened add the other half of the whipping cream and parmesan cheese, stir to mix. Pour the finished alfredo into a large bowl and add in the entire jar of marinara and 1.5 cups of mozzarella cheese.
•Once the noodles are finished drain the water and pour them into the bowl with the sauce and cheese. Stir to coat and then spread the noodles into a greased 9x13 pan.
•Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and more parmesan if desired. Return to oven for an additional five minutes.