Baked Beef Ziti

Baked Beef Ziti Recipe

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Carla Tipton

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@Carla99

This only feeds about 3-4 people. I use a 9x9 dish.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    uncooked ziti
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 2 medium
    garlic cloves - minced
  • 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper each
  • 1 jar(s)
    ready made spaghetti sauce (or 28oz can of crushed tomatoes)
  • 1 c
    mozzrella cheese, shredded

How to Make Baked Beef Ziti

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add garlic and saute 2 minutes. Add beef and cook until browned, breaking up the meat as it cooks. Drain off any fat.
  3. Add oregano, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper, stir to coat beef. Cook 2 minutes until herbs become fragrant. Add sauce OR tomatoes, and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Spoon small about of tomato mixture in bottom of 3 qt. casserole dish(to keep pasta from sticking). Mix everything together and pour in casserole. Bake 20-25 minutes--cover with foil.

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About Baked Beef Ziti

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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