Ziti al Forno

Recipe by: Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 2-3 min
Serving Size: 1

Tools: 9×13 inch pan,

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ziti
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces diced prosciutto
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 8 ounces small shrimp
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 2 ounces grated Parmesan cheese (about 2 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Stove Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Boil Ziti in large bot of salted water.  Cook until just before noodles get soft.  Drain and set aside
  3. Melt butter into large saucepan.  Add onions and prosciutto and sauté until caramelized ( 5 minutes).  Add garlic and chicken.  Cook until chicken is halfway done (3 minutes).  Add shrimp and cook until shrimp are just about done (3 minutes).
  4. De-glaze pan with wine.  Cook until liquid is reduced by half (3-5 minutes).  Add cream and cook until reduced by 1/4 (5-10 minutes).  Stir in the Parmesan and scallions.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in cooked ziti.  simmer for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  6. Put contents of sauce pan into 9×13 baking pan and cover with shredded mozzerella.
  7. Bake until lightly browned (15-20 minutes)
  8. Eat