12 oz Creamette® Mafalda
1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 jar (24 oz.) pasta sauce
1 container (32 oz.) ricotta cheese
1 each egg
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
  grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Cooking Directions:

1.  Heat oven to 375ºF. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

2.  In large skillet, cook meat and onion until meat browns; drain. Stir in pasta sauce; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. 

3.  In large bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, egg, parsley, pepper and salt. 

4.  In 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish, spread 1 cup meat sauce; evenly layer one-half pasta over sauce. Spread ricotta mixture over pasta; sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers of meat sauce and pasta. Spread remaining meat sauce over pasta, covering pasta completely; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired; cover with foil.

5.  Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.