Baked Ziti Casserole

Jayme Lockwood

By
@MusicalMedic

After making lasagna, I had some of the cheese mixture left over. I threw it in with some Ziti and spaghetti sauce and found it was delicious. So, this is a full casserole, that often is too much for just my fiance and I, but here you go.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
ziti or penne pasta
1
egg
1 pkg
(15 oz) part skim ricotta cheese
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
1 1/2 jar(s)
meatless spaghetti sauce
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 lb
ground italian sausage - mild
1/2 lb
lean ground
6 clove
garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta. Mince the Garlic, brown sausage and ground. Drain. Put sausage and ground in bowl and cover with spaghetti sauce. In small bowl, combine the egg, ricotta and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese.
2
Spread 1 cup of spaghetti sauce in 13x9 baking dish. Top with a third of pasta, half the ricotta mixture, 2/3’s of mozzarella cheese, 1 tbsp of parm and 1 cup of sauce. Repeat layers. Mix with spoon. Final layer is sauce.
3
Cover and bake at 375 for 45-50 minutes.