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Easy Baked Ziti

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Good with green beans and Italian or garlic bread.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 lb ziti cooked & drained
  • 2 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 pkg spaghetti sauce mix dry, 1 envelop; e
  • 16 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese


Brown beef; drain. Add tomato sauce, paste, spaghetti sauce mix, and garlic. Simmer about 15 minutes. Pour over cooked pasta. Add ricotta and stir to mix well.

Grease a large casserole dish. Pour half the pasta mixture into bottom. Top with 1 c mozzarella. Pour in remaining pasta. Top with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings

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