BAKED ZITI

 

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  • Servings: 8-10
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry ziti pasta, cooked and drained
  • 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

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat. Add onions; saute until tender. Drain fat and add spaghetti sauce; simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 4. Combine cooked noodles and sour cream, mix until well coated.
  • 5. Spoon a portion of sauce onto bottom of baking dish, cover with about half of the pasta; top with a layer of provolone and mozzarella cheese slices. Cover with sauce. Add another layer of each and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
  • 6. Bake for about 30 minutes or until cheese and sauce are bubbly; serve.

Notes

This is one of the few baked pasta recipes I would make again. I, personally, love this with a can of Hunts Zesty & Spicy sauce, and a jar of whatever else is on hand. The original recipe says it makes 8 servings/in a two-quart dish, but it made a full 11x13 baking dish.

Categories: Italian  Main Dish  Pasta 

Author Credit: All Recipes

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