Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti is a favorite at potlucks and buffets with good reason -- it's easy, delicious and it travels well.

Serves: 12
Serving Size: 1 cup
20 mins Prep time 1 hr 15 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
1 hr 15 mins Cook time
  • Prepare Italian Tomato Sauce.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain and return to saucepot. Gently stir in 1 1/2 cups of the tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper until well mixed.

  • Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Top with additional 1 1/2 cups of the tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil.

  • Bake 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve with additional tomato sauce or freeze remaining sauce for later use. (Italian Tomato Sauce recipe make a total of 6 cups sauce).

Cooking tip

Click here for Italian Tomato Sauce recipe.

Make It Easy: Use 3 cups jarred marinara sauce instead of preparing the Italian Tomato Sauce.

Make Ahead:  Prepare ziti a day ahead as directed up to Step 3. Refrigerate until ready to bake.  Remove from refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature while preheating oven.  Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 344Calories: 344Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Sodium: 749mgProtein: 17g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g