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Baked Homemade Cavatelli Recipe

This is a traditional baked cavatelli with cheese. You can also make a meat version for meat lovers. Recipe to follow.

Homemade Cavatelli Click here for the recipe

Layered with cheeses and cavatelli pasta getting ready to be baked

Traditional Sunday Sauce Click here for recipe

Homemade Cavatelli Recipe click here or use 2 packages store bought cooked to package instructions drained

Traditional Sunday Sauce Recipe  or use 3 jars store bought

1 small container whole milk Ricotta Cheese add salt, pepper and parsley with 1 tablespoon granulated garlic and 3 tablespoons grated cheese

granulated garlic
parsley chopped
whole milk mozzarella slices  1 pound
grated cheese
salt, pepper

Optional: crushed meatballs and sausage place in between the layering of pasta

In a heavy duty 13 x 9 pan place some of the cooked and drained cavatelli on the bottom. Spread with around 1 cup sauce. Using a large spoon drop in random parts on to dollops of Ricotta as shown in the photo. Sprinkle with grating cheese, mozzarella slices and repeat using the layering method using more sauce until the pasta is gone ending with, mozzarella slices topped with more grated cheese. granulated garlic, salt, pepper and parsley. Bake around 30 minutes until cheese melts, then broil on HI for two minutes to brown cheese watching carefully not to burn.  Serve with garlic bread.

                                   Click here on recipe for Garlic Bread 


  1. This sounds terrific, Claudia! Perfect for our meatless Friday dinner. Thanks!!!

  2. Hi Claudia, how are you? I love the recipe your share here.. definitely will try husband will love it!


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