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Baked Ziti

Baked ziti with a layer of sour cream, three kinds of Italian cheeses, saute ground beef and pasta sauce come together to make a fast and easy weeknight meal. Using the ready-made jarred spaghetti sauce really helps reduce the prep time-getting this scrumptious meal on the table in less than an hour. Serve with garlic bread and a side salad for a midweek meal you won’t soon forget. Next time you are craving Italian pasta but do not have the time to make lasagna, give this recipe a try, you won’t be disappointed! 🙂

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry ziti pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
  • 6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

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Instructions

  1. Sauté ground beef, onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a large skillet until onion is tender and beef is lightly browned. Drain off excess fat. Add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, sauce mixture, Provolone cheese, sour cream, sauce mixture, remaining ziti, sauce mixture, mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheeses are melted.

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Source: adapted from allrecipes.com

 

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