Baked Ziti Casserole

16
Servings
20m
Prep Time
2h
Cook Time
2h 20m
Ready In


"From Butter Busters, a ziti casserole using an egg substitute. (You can also make it using eggs). Can be resized for smaller portions, or frozen."

Original recipe yields 16 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (154.9 g)
  • Calories 349.5
  • Total Fat - 17.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 49.3 mg
  • Sodium - 568 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.8 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 22.9 g
  • Calcium - 684 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

TO MAKE THE SAUCE


Step 1

In a 6-quart pot, saute onion and garlic in liquid butter buds.

Step 2

Add undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, 1 1/2 cups water, 2 tablespoons parsley, sugar, oregano, basil and pepper. Mix well.

Step 3

Mash tomatoes.

Step 4

Simmer covered but stirring occasionally for 1 hour.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 350F.

Step 6

Cook ziti as package directs.

TO MAKE THE CHEESE LAYER


Step 7

In large bowl, combine ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella, 1/4 cup Parmesan, egg beaters, parsley, and pepper. Beat with wooden spoon until blended.

Step 8

Spoon a little sauce into a 5-quart casserole dish (or 2 9-inch square dishes) that have been sprayed with cooking spray.

Step 9

Layer 1/3 ziti, cheese mixture, and remaining sauce.

Step 10

Sprinkle part of the remaining mozzarella on top.

Step 11

Repeat layers 2 times, ending with mozzarella and 1/4 cup Parmesan.

Step 12

Bake uncovered 45 minutes.

Step 13

Can freeze 1 dish.

Tips & Variations


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