*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                             Holiday Pasta Bake
 
 Recipe By     : Precious Cheese advertisement
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Main Dishes                      Pasta
                 Cheese                           Brand Name
                 Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         DaVinci Ziti or Penne
    1      15 oz.        container Precious Ricotta Cheese
    1                    egg -- beaten
      1/2  teaspoon      garlic salt
    1      small         eggplant -- peeled
                          -- cut into 1/2 cubes
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
      1/4  cup           DaVinci olive oil
    1      28 oz. can    whole tomato -- cut and undrained
    1      6 oz. can     tomato paste
      1/2  cup           Precious Parmesan cheese -- grated
    1      teaspoon      Italian herb seasoning
      1/4  teaspoon      crushed red pepper
    3      cups          Precious Mozzarella Cheese -- shredded
 
 1.  Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
 
 2.  In a bowl, combine Ricotta cheese, egg and garlic salt; blend well and
 set aside.
 
 3.  In a skillet, cook eggplant and onion in hot oil until tender.  Stir in
 tomatoes and tomato paste, Italian herb seasoning and crushed red pepper
 flakes.  Remove fromheat and stir in Parmesan cheese.
 
 4.  In a lightly greased 3 quart baking dish, layer half of pasta, half of
 Ricotta cheese mixture, half of tomato mixture and half of Mozzarella
 cheese.  Repeat with remaining pasta, Ricotta cheese mixture and tomato
 mixture; cover.  Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  Uncover and sprinkle
 with remaining Mozzarella cheese.  Continue baking, uncovered, for 5 to 10
 minutes or until cheese melts.
 
 
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 Per serving (excluding unknown items): 66 Calories; 1g Fat (16% calories
 from fat); 3g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 35mg Cholesterol; 359mg Sodium
 Food Exchanges: 2 Vegetable