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Cheesy Stuffed Baked Ziti


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Serves 8 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

1 lb ziti pasta noodles
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small bell pepper of choice, finely chopped
½ medium onion, finely chopped
1 lb ground beef
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 26oz jar Classico Pasta Sauce
1 15 oz container Ricotta Cheese
1 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese
½ Cup grated Parmesan cheese
Pinch salt, pepper
2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese


1. Cook pasta noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.


2. Place olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute bell pepper and onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Brown beef. Add pasta sauce, reduce heat to low and stir in noodles.


3. Place ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, salt and pepper into a large bowl. Stir until well combined.


4. Place ½ pasta into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Spoon ricotta mixture evenly over pasta, covering entire dish. Pour remaining pasta over cheese, then sprinkle with shredded mozzarella.


5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.


8 servings


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