Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti


"Short tube-shaped pasta tossed with seasoned tomato sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses is baked in a casserole until bubbling."


55 m servings 576 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 576 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 82.3g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1163 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix pasta sauce, 1 cup mozzarella cheese and ziti. Spoon into 2-quart shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until hot.


  • Tip: To freeze, prepare ziti but do not bake. Cover tightly with foil and freeze. Bake frozen ziti uncovered at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until hot. Or refrigerate frozen ziti 24 hours to thaw. Bake thawed ziti uncovered at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until hot.
  • For 8 servings, double recipe. Spoon into 3-quart shallow baking dish. Bake 45 minutes.
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  1. 54 Ratings


I made this using a pound of ground beef and used rotini pasta. To the beef i added a small chopped onion, salt/pepper, minced garlic, garlic powder and some italian seasoning and it came out so...

My husband was skeptical of this recipe but he had to admit it was really good. This is a keeper for us as there is no meat added.

This fit the bill when I needed to make something carb-a-licious at the last minute with a very limited pantry. My only changes were to use 2 cups of cheese, add one can of diced tomatoes and a...

I love the simplicity of this recipe. I use fresh mozzarella and I shred it myself, which I recommend over the pre-shredded stuff in the bag, it makes a big different in my opinion. I tossed som...

great recipe. i added 2 cups of ricotta cheese for great additional flavor. mix in with ziti,sauce and mozzarella before baking

I made this last night. I used penne pasta, and used a bit more cheese. I also added about 2 tablespoons of cottage cheese to the pasta sauce (as I do with lasagne). After I baked it I sprinkled...

I loved this recipe. I used fresh cheeses and even took the time to grate them. It is worth the prep time. I also didn't use the recommended sauce....I used my own favorite traditional sauce....

Made this for dinner last night. It was quick and surpringly better than I was expecting. I doubled the amount of cheese mixed in & used rigatoni pasta instead. Leftover were very good today f...

This was so easy to make and tasted GREAT! I added a little more cheese then what was called for, but that's because we're all cheese freaks in my house.