Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti


Meat mixture
1 lb ground beef
1/2 lb hot Italian sausage
1 cup diced onion
3 cloves minced garlic
1-28oz whole tomatoes
2-15oz tomato sauce
1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Cheese Mixture
3 cups Ricotta cheese
1 1/2 lbs. shredded mozzarella, divided
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
2 beaten eggs
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 T. chopped fresh parsley
1 lb cooked Ziti


Meat mixture-brown beef and sausage with the onion. Add the next 7 ingredients. Simmer for 30 minutes.

Cheese mixture- mix together 2 cups Mozzarella, the Ricotta, eggs, salt and pepper.

Cook Ziti according to package directions-drain.

In a large bowl, combine the meat and cheese mixture along with the cooked Ziti.

Pour into a greased 9×13 baking dish. Top with the rest of the Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Bake covered at 375* for 25 minutes. Remove cover and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until bubbly.

Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.



Prep Time

Cooking Time

25 minutes