1 lb. Penne or Ziti pasta
2 c. Ricotta cheese
2 c. Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, shredded or grated
4 c. Marinara sauce
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp. Dried basil
1/4 tsp. Red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp. Black pepper
Boil pasta a couple of minutes shorter than package instructions. Combine ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella, 1/4 cup parmesan, 2 cups sauce, and all seasonings. Add cooked pasta to cheese and sauce mixture and place in a greased 9 x 13 baking pan. Pour 2 cups of marinara sauce and sprinkle 1 cup mozzarella and 1/4 cup parmesan on top. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes, uncover and bake at least 15 more minutes until cheese is bubbly.
Thaw casserole and remove plastic wrap from covering, re-cover with foil. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes, uncover and bake at least 15 more minutes until cheese is bubbly.