Thursday, February 21, 2008

Easy Baked Ziti

This recipe is tasty but easy.

1 lb extra lean ground beef
8 oz ziti
14 oz jar spaghetti sauce
7 oz ricotta cheese
1 egg
1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon Parsley
1/2 onion, chopped

Cook pasta according to package directions. In skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic until done. Meanwhile, in a bowl mix egg, ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella, and Parmesan, and Parsley. Drain beef and add spaghetti sauce. Preheat oven to 350. In casserole dish, spoon in spaghetti meat sauce. Top with 1/2 of pasta. Top with cheese mixture. Top with 1/2 of pasta. Add remaining 1 cup of cheese to top. Cover and bake 40 minutes. Uncover and bake and additional 5 minutes.

4 servings

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