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    Baked Ziti With Four Cheeses

    Serving Size : 48

    5 1/2 quarts canned crushed tomatoes
    1 quart tomato puree
    3 ounces onion — finely chopped
    1 tablespoon dried basil — crumbled
    2 teaspoons dried oregano — crumbled
    4 ounces fresh parsley — minced
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    1 ounce salt (1 1/2 tbsp)
    3 pounds ziti
    3 gallons water
    3 ounces salt
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil (optional)
    3 pounds cottage cheese
    24 ounces mozzarella cheese — shredded
    24 ounces swiss cheese — shredded
    4 ounces minced fresh parsley
    1 pound provolone cheese — shredded

    Combine tomatoes and seasonings in steam-jacketed kettle. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes. Turn off heat.

    Cook pasta according to directions on p. 369. Drain. Cooked yield should be about 6 lb 6 oz.

    Layer as follows into two 12x20x4-inch pans:
    1. 2 lb sauce
    2. 1 lb 10 oz cooked ziti
    3. 12 oz cottage cheese
    4. 6 oz mozzarella cheese
    5. 6 oz Swiss cheese
    Repeat steps 1-5. Smooth 2 lb sauce over top.

    Yield:
    “2 pans 12x20x4 inches”
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