Perfect Easy Baked Ziti

Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Serves: 5-6
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2 can(s) marinara sauce
1 lb mozzarella cheese ( shredded )
1 1/2 lb ground chuck, cooked
1 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp italian seasoning
1 lb ziti, cooked
1/2 c italian bread crumbs
1 1/2 c ricotta cheese
2 tsp olive oil

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Tiara Joseph Recipe
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Altamonte Springs, FL (pop. 41,496)
Member Since Nov 2010
Tiara's notes for this recipe:
I Got This Recipe From My Daughter Grandmother . She Makes her sauce From Scratch Being Italian She Can Do That . But I Tweeked Her Recipe and Added Some stuff To make One Delicious baked Ziti ...Yummy
Make it Your Way...

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Boil Pasta Follow Instructions On Box ( Set Aside )
Cook Up Your Meat And The Drain Access Fat . (Set Aside)
Start Sauce By Heating Minced Garlic In Pan W/ 2 teaspoons of olive oil .
Pour in Sauce And Add In Italian Seasonings
Let Simmer For About 10 mins
Heat Oven To 350
In A Large Mixing Bowl Combine
Meat , Pasta , Ricotta Cheese & 1/2 lb Of Mozzarella Cheese . Mix Well
Then add In Half Of Your Sauce Mixture . Mix Well And Pour Into Your Pan .
Use The Remainder Of The Mozzarella Cheese To Cover Your Pasta . Add Bread Crumbs For a Great Cheesy Crunch To The Dish
Cook For 1hr to 1hr and 45 mins depending on your over or until the cheese has formed a nice caramel brown color to it . Remove from oven let cool . Prepare Your Salads And Or garlic Bread And Enjoy with A Great Glass Of Red Wine ... Or a Nice Cold Glass Of Southern Tea
The Set Aside Sauce Is For Those Who Like A Little More Sauce Then Others ... Easy To Add Sauce Hard To Take Away ... Enjoy

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user Cherie Draa Cherie63 - Nov 5, 2010
Sounds good; I'm anxious to try it!
user Tiara Joseph MzUndastood407 - Nov 6, 2010
It's Really Delicious and Your Def Be Full ... Thx For Commenting Hun
user kim * Bakerella - Nov 6, 2010
Ooohhh I LOVE baked ziti! Reminds of my Boston days .. where this was a Sunday staple. Looking forward to trying your version. Looks nice and easy (just the way I like it;-)
user kim * Bakerella - Nov 6, 2010
PS.... and that picture of yours looks SO good!
user Tiara Joseph MzUndastood407 - Nov 7, 2010
Thanks .... Thrust me You'll Love It ....

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