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Baked Ziti

Pasta dishes are always a hit in my house! My 5 year old son devours this dish. This recipe is from one of my favorite aunts, Tarrah. Also this recipe makes a ton and is great when cooking for a crowd! Hope you enjoy it as much as our family does! 

Baked Ziti
yields: 8-10 servings

1 lb dry ziti pasta
1 onion, chopped
1 lb lean ground beef or Italian sausage
2 (26 oz.) jars spaghetti sauce
6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced’
1 1/2 cup sour cream
6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain. In a large skillet, brown onion and ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9×13 baking dish. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese, and remaining sauce mixture. Top with Parmesan cheese. Bake for 30 minutes or until all cheeses are melted.

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  1. Looks delicious!! Thanks for linking up at the Pinterest Power Party!! Hope you have a terrific Thursday!


  2. I really want to try your recipe for the baked ziti but am wondering how much spaghetti sauce to use.
    Could you let me know how much you used for this recipe?

  3. Yum, my kind of dinner! Pinning 🙂

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