Ziti Casserole

Tracey Kersten

By
@txcooknlv

Delish and great for pot lucks


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Ingredients

1/2 lb
lean ground chuck
1/2 lb
ground turkey
vegetable cooking spray
1 c
chopped onion
1 c
sliced mushrooms
3/4 c
chopped green bell pepper
2
cloves minced fresh garlic
1 c
water
1/4 c
chopped parsley
1 1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 can(s)
whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
1 can(s)
tomato paste
3 c
cooked ziti
1 c
fresh grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook ground chuck and turkey in a dutch oven over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble.
2
Drain and pat dry with paper towels; set aside.
3
Coat pan with cooking spray; add onion, mushroom, bell pepper and garlic; saute 4 minutes until tender.
4
Return turkey mixture to pan, add water and next 6 ingredients.
5
Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6
Remove from heat and cool slightly. Add pasta; stir well.
7
Spoon into 13"x9"x2" baking dish, cover with heavy aluminum foil; cut 3 slashes in foil.
8
Bake at 375 degrees for 50 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
9
Uncover; top with cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy