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By Shoshana Shine, Cooking in Heelss




1 box square machine matzo boards
1 16 oz container ricotta cheese
2 cloves garlic, grated
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning or oregano
1 egg
2 cups grated Parmesan, divided
4 cups mozzarella cheese
2 jars marinara sauce
1 teaspoon of salt
½ tsp of black pepper



In a bowl mix together the ricotta, egg, garlic, 1 cup of Parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper until integrated.

In a 9×13 pan spread ½ cup of the marinara, then lay matzo boards in a single layer on top. Spread another ½ cup of marinara and then 1 cup of cheese.

Layer matzo boards on top of that.

Spread half of the ricotta mixture on top with another cup of cheese and 1 cup of marinara. Repeat. Lay another layer of matzo boards, ½ cup of marinara and sprinkle with the remaining cheese and Parmesan.

Bake covered at 350°F for 1 hour.

Uncovered and bake for another 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown and bubbling.


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