Perfect Easy Baked Ziti

Tiara Joseph


I Got This Recipe From My Daughter Grandmother . She Makes her sauce From Scratch Being Italian She Can Do That . But I Tweeked Her Recipe and Added Some stuff To make One Delicious baked Ziti ...Yummy

★★★★★ 5 votes
35 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


2 can(s)
marinara sauce
1 lb
mozzarella cheese ( shredded )
1 1/2 lb
ground chuck, cooked
1 1/2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1 lb
ziti, cooked
1/2 c
italian bread crumbs
1 1/2 c
ricotta cheese
2 tsp
olive oil

How to Make Perfect Easy Baked Ziti


  • 1Boil Pasta Follow Instructions On Box ( Set Aside )
  • 2Cook Up Your Meat And The Drain Access Fat . (Set Aside)
  • 3Start Sauce By Heating Minced Garlic In Pan W/ 2 teaspoons of olive oil .
  • 4Pour in Sauce And Add In Italian Seasonings
  • 5Let Simmer For About 10 mins
  • 6Heat Oven To 350
  • 7In A Large Mixing Bowl Combine
    Meat , Pasta , Ricotta Cheese & 1/2 lb Of Mozzarella Cheese . Mix Well
  • 8Then add In Half Of Your Sauce Mixture . Mix Well And Pour Into Your Pan .
  • 9Use The Remainder Of The Mozzarella Cheese To Cover Your Pasta . Add Bread Crumbs For a Great Cheesy Crunch To The Dish
  • 10Cook For 1hr to 1hr and 45 mins depending on your over or until the cheese has formed a nice caramel brown color to it . Remove from oven let cool . Prepare Your Salads And Or garlic Bread And Enjoy with A Great Glass Of Red Wine ... Or a Nice Cold Glass Of Southern Tea
  • 11The Set Aside Sauce Is For Those Who Like A Little More Sauce Then Others ... Easy To Add Sauce Hard To Take Away ... Enjoy

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About Perfect Easy Baked Ziti

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