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Baked Ziti Casserole

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"Great ziti dish for any lover of pasta. Easy to make and 'wows' the crowd."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 415
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook ziti in boiling water until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 13 minutes; drain. Rinse ziti with cold water until cool; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Mix ziti, ricotta cheese, 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, egg, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  4. Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce into the bottom of a 2 1/2-quart shallow baking dish. Pour ziti mixture into the dish. Top with remaining 1 1/2 cup tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until sauce and cheese layer is bubbly and lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 415 calories; 11.5 53.3 24.3 60 1141 Full nutrition

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This was so good and will definitely be added to our regular dinner rotation. I did make a few changes based on personal preferences and what I had available. I added some oregano, basil and g...

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I made this exactly how it stated. It was ok. It was bland, could have used some good seasonings. I think with some garlic, onion powder, a little more salt, and Italian herbs, this could be rea...

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This was so good and will definitely be added to our regular dinner rotation. I did make a few changes based on personal preferences and what I had available. I added some oregano, basil and g...

I made this exactly how it stated. It was ok. It was bland, could have used some good seasonings. I think with some garlic, onion powder, a little more salt, and Italian herbs, this could be rea...

This was a good base but I tweaked things. I added salt pepper garlic powder oregano and basil to the tomato sauce and ziti mixture. It was tasty but came out "watery". I also used part skim ric...

Love this easy ziti recipe. Made some changes , added some extra Ricotta, used our own sauce, added no egg-salt-or pepper, (already in our sauce). Baked at 350 for 30 min in a 3 gt dish. Fant...

Turned out amazing!!! All kids and hubby loved it

Made a more flavorful pasta sauce. you know, sauteed onion, garlic, carrot, added dried basil, oregano and thyme, maybe 1/2 tsp sugar to some high quality organic canned crushed tomatoes. Then f...

As others suggested, I added Italian seasoning and garlic powder to the tomato sauce. I also swapped marinara sauce for the 2 1/2 cup portion. I doubled the mozzarella in the ricotta mixture, an...

Way too much ricotta. The noodles were great but we didn’t like the consistency — too mushy.

Very good, even my pickiest children gobbled it up! I mixed 1lb of seasoned, browned ground beef into the sauce, and added fresh chopped parsley to the ricotta mixture.