Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno
Delicious, creamy and sooo chees-y these are the best Ziti Al Forno you'll ever try.
1 - 1 ½
Extra virgin olive oil
Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
NOTE: you can cook ziti halfway done. In this case use a bit more milk for the cheese sauce, so that pasta can continue cooking in the oven.
If you’re using
break them in half to fit in the pot.
In the meantime prepare the five-cheese sauce.
In a pot add milk, fontina, emental, gorgonzola cheese cut in cubes, also ½ of the quality of shredded mozzarella and ½ of grated parmesan cheese.
Set on very low heat and simmer for a few minutes until all cheese is melted. Stir continuously.
Grease a large casserole with butter.
Drain ziti and layer half of the quantity in the casserole. Cover with ⅓ of melted cheese sauce.
Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs.
Top with shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Place the second layer of ziti and repeat the process. Cover with cheese sauce, then breadcrumbs, then remaining cheese.
Bake in a preheated to 375F oven for about 15-20 minutes until a light golden brown crust on the top.
If you don't finish the whole dish in one go, just add some more milk and reheat ziti in the oven. They're super delicious even the next day.
Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno https://www.italianrecipebook.com/five-cheese-ziti-al-forno/