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quick & easy baked ziti

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Shelly Miles
Highland, IL

This is a simple recipe, my family loves it! It was a recipe that was shared with me by a friend and I customized it to fit my family's like and dislikes. It is a quick meal that can easily be made the day before, refrigerated and put in the oven the next day.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For quick & easy baked ziti

  • 1 lb
    uncooked ziti noodles
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 jar
    26 - 30 oz of spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz
    provolone cheese (sliced)
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 8 oz
    mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 3/4 c
    parmesan cheese (shredded)

How To Make quick & easy baked ziti

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9 X 13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add ziti noodles, cook until al dente. Approximately 9 minutes, then drain.
  • 3
    In a deep skillet, brown ground beef, at this point if onion is desired in the dish, it should be added here. Drain, add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Layer as directed: 1/2 of the ziti, provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 of the sauce, mozzarella cheese, remaining ziti, remaining sauce, finally top of with all of the Parmesan cheese.
  • 5
    Bake for 35 minutes in the preheated oven or until the cheeses are bubbly and melted.

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