Cheesy Stuffed Baked Ziti
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 8
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Cook pasta noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. 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. 3. Place ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, salt and pepper into a large bowl. Stir until well combined.
  4. 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. 5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. 8 servings