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baked ziti

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Samantha Stewart
Glen St Mary, FL

This is always a big hit at family gatherings. Served with Caesars salad and homemade Italian bread. (I always add extra sauce, so use your on judgement.)

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For baked ziti

  • 12 oz
    uncooked ziti
  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 28 oz
    spaghetti sauce
  • 2
  • 15 pkg
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make baked ziti

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions. In a skillet, cook beef over med-high heat until done; drain. Stir in sauce. In a bowl, combine eggs ricotta cheese 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese.
  • 2
    Add pasta to cheese mixture and toss to coat. Spoon a third of the meat sauce into greased 13x9 pan; top with half of the pasta mixture. Repeat layers. Top with remaining meat sauce.
  • 3
    Cover and bake at 350 for 40 minutes. Uncover; Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer until cheese is melted. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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