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Easy Baked Ziti

Quick and easy baked ziti -- this yummy one pot pasta recipe is the perfect casserole.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked ziti recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 263kcal


  • 16 oz. box of ziti
  • ½ pound of ground beef
  • 1 24-ounce jar of spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz. can of tomato sauce
  • 15 oz. of ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup of parmesan cheese
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese +
  • ½ cup of mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cook ziti and set aside
  • On medium heat cook beef, onion, and garlic until beef is browned
  • Stir in sauces and oregano, and keep on heat until mixture starts to boil
  • Combine 1 cup of beef/sauce mixture with cooked ziti
  • Spoon in ½ of ziti mixture into a large baking dish
  • Top with ricotta and 1 cup of mozzarella and 1 cup of sauce
  • Spoon in the rest of the ziti mixture and top with the rest of the sauce
  • Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and remaining mozzarella
  • Bake uncovered for 10 minutes



Calories: 263kcal