Baked Beef Ziti

Baked Beef Ziti Recipe

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Carla Tipton


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

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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


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Set aside.
  • 2Meanwhile, 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.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Spoon 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