Classic Baked Ziti Casserole

9
Servings
20m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In


"Found this one the web many years ago and made a few changes."

Original recipe yields 9 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (329.6 g)
  • Calories 376.5
  • Total Fat - 15.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 195.3 mg
  • Sodium - 605.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 35.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 9.3 g
  • Protein - 24.8 g
  • Calcium - 319.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 29.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F

Step 2

In a large skillet, cook meats, onions,peppers and garlic over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until meat is browned; stirring frequently.

Step 3

Stir in tomato sauce, chicken broth, and oregano. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Stir 1 cup of the sauce into the cooked ziti noodles. Spoon 1/2 of the ziti mixture into a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.

Step 5

Sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.

Step 6

Top with 2 cups sauce, then remaining ziti mixture and remaining sauce. Cover and bake 20 minutes.

Step 7

Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Return to oven and bake uncovered for 10 minutes or until heated through.

Step 8

Note: Using chorizo for the meat makes this a very spicy dish.

Tips & Variations


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