Steps to Prepare Homemade Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti. Cook the ziti until not quite al dente. Boil ziti, following package directions, drain and place in a large bowl. Mix all the ricotta cheese and half of the mozzarella with the ziti.

Pour remaining sauce on top of ziti. Stir together and bring sauce to a simmer. Taste for seasoning and adjust if needed.

Hello everybody, it is Louise, welcome to our recipe site. Today, we’re going to prepare a distinctive dish, baked ziti. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I’m gonna make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

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Cook the ziti until not quite al dente. Boil ziti, following package directions, drain and place in a large bowl. Mix all the ricotta cheese and half of the mozzarella with the ziti.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have baked ziti using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Baked Ziti:

  1. Take 1 lb of dry ziti pasta.
  2. Prepare 1 of onion, chopped.
  3. Take 1 lb of lean ground beef.
  4. Prepare 2 of (26 oz) jars spaghetti sauce.
  5. Prepare 6 oz of provolone cheese, sliced.
  6. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of sour cream.
  7. Make ready 6 oz of mozzarella cheese, shredded.
  8. Make ready 2 tbsp of grated parmesan cheese.

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Instructions to make Baked Ziti:

  1. Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta and cook until all dente and drain.
  2. In large skillet, brown onions and found beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F and butter 13×9 baking dish.
  4. Layer as follows: 1/2 cup ziti, provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese and remaining sauce mixture. Top with Parmesan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Mix cooked sausage and pasta in with ricotta mixture. Top with the rest of the sauce and mozarella cheese. Baked ziti can become dry for several reasons. When assembling the dish, be sure to cover the pasta with enough of the sauce so that the noodles don't dry out. Also, to prevent moisture from evaporating while cooking, cover the dish tightly with foil.

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