Classic Baked Ziti Recipe

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Sometimes a classic does not need to be messed with – and this baked ziti is one of them. Simple and classic this dish is paired well with a fresh salad.

Gluten – Free Version: Use Corn pasta instead of wheat pasta

Enjoy 🙂

What Do You Need

1 lb lean ground beef1 cup onion , chopped

pinch of salt

1 teaspoon of onion powder

1 teaspoon of garlic powder

1 teaspoon of pepper
2 garlic cloves , minced
1 (32 ounce) jar meatless sauce
1 cup chicken broth

1 tablespoon of Olive Oil1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 (16 ounce) package ziti pasta , cooked and drained
2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese1 cup grated parmesan cheese

What To Do

Preheat oven at 350

In a large skillet – heat oil and cook onions for 8 minutes than add garlic and cook for one minute. Add beef and cook till no longer pink ( drain excess fat). Stir in sauce, chicken broth, pepper, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano. Heat through.

Stir 1 cup of sauce into the “cooked” ziti pasta.

Place 1/2 of the ziti into a 13×9 baking dish.

Place 1 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese

Top with rest of sauce.

Top with rest of pasta.

Cover and bake for 20 minutes.

Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.

Cook till cheese is golden brown

Enjoy 🙂

Classic Baked Ziti

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Comfort food at its best.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onion , chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar meatless sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 (16 ounce) package Ziti pasta , cooked and drained
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350
  2. In a large skillet - heat oil and cook onions for 8 minutes than add garlic and cook for one minute. Add beef and cook till no longer pink ( drain excess fat).
  3. Stir in sauce, chicken broth, pepper, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano. Heat through.
  4. Stir 1 cup of sauce into the "cooked" ziti pasta.
  5. Place ½ of the ziti into a 13x9 baking dish.
  6. Place 1½ cup of mozzarella cheese and ½ cup of Parmesan cheese
  7. Top with rest of sauce.
  8. Top with rest of pasta.
  9. Cover and bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  11. Cook till cheese is golden brown
  12. Enjoy 🙂

This recipe is adapted from HERE