Everyday Meals

Baked Ziti III Recipe

"A delicious side or main dish with beef, basil and lots of cheese. You can substitute the beef for Italian sausage or add a combination. Serve with crusty warm bread and a green salad, if desired."

Ingredients

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  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry ziti pasta
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 (28 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
  • 6 ounces sliced provolone cheese
  • 6 ounces sliced mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Directions

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    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. In a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat. Add onions; saute until tender. Drain off fat and add spaghetti sauce; simmer for about 15 minutes.
    3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    4. In a lightly greased 2 quart baking dish, place about half of the pasta; top with a layer of provolone and mozzarella cheese slices. Spread on a layer of half the spaghetti sauce mixture and sour cream.
    5. Cover with remaining pasta, cheese and sauce; sprinkle a layer of Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
    6. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes or until cheese and sauce are bubbly; serve.

    Footnotes

    • Partner Tip
    • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 761 calories;34.4 g fat;74.9 g carbohydrates;36.2 g protein;96 mg cholesterol;1258 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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