Creamy Baked Ziti

Creamy Baked Ziti


"Ziti pasta bakes with layers of creamy tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese in an easy and comforting dish that's ready in less than an hour."


40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Remove from pan; drain. Meanwhile, add marinara sauce, tomatoes and cream cheese to same pan; cook on medium heat 5 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Return pasta to pan; mix well.
  3. Layer half the pasta mixture in 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with layers of sour cream, 1 cup mozzarella and remaining pasta mixture. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  4. Bake 20 min. or until heated through.


  • Nutritional info per serving: Calories 430 Total fat 21 g Saturated fat 12 g Cholesterol 70 mg Sodium 790 mg Carbohydrate 42 g Dietary fiber 4 g Sugars 9 g Protein 17 g Vitamin A 25 %DV Vitamin C 25 %DV Calcium 35 %DV Iron 15 %DV
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  1. 38 Ratings


My whole family loved this, even my three picky kids! My husband said it tasted like a restaurant quality meal. The only thing I did differently was mixed the sour cream in with all the other ...

I used only a 46 oz jar of Prego mushroom spaghetti sauce and an entire block of cream cheese. This was easy, creamy, saucy, and delicious. I also made meat balls to go with it. I will add thi...

Quick and very simple recipe for a night when you are short of time. I followed the recipe exactly other than also adding a little pepperjack cheese.

This was delicious! Like another poster, I added the sour cream right into the sauce instead of layering it. I also added cooked Morning Star Veggie Crumbles to the sauce for some texture and "...

My husband & i like to try new things, instead of eating the same thing week after week. I added some garlic roasted tomatoes, that really enhanced the flavor as well as aroma.LOVED, LOVED, LOVE...

I added Italian sausage to mine and I think it made a world of difference. I also just mixed all of the ingredients together instead of layering and it worked just fine. My guests and family cou...

I have made this many times and a few variations of this. It is a very forgiving recipe if you mix it up a bit. I used yogurt instead of sour cream one time and it worked well. Same with using t...

I doubled the recipe w/ my fingers crossed, so that we'd have leftovers. We weren't disappointed!! Super recipe, albeit not exactly super low fat, but awesome for meatless Mondays as well!! We'...

Everyone in the house loved it. I've made it with sausage and without meat. Both turned out great. I will make this recipe for large group of people too!