Easy Ziti Skillet

Ziti cooks in the same skillet as the ground beef and spaghetti sauce, eliminating the need to cook the pasta separately -- a bonus when you are trying to get dinner on the table in a hurry. Photo credit: Katie Goodman from Good Life Eats.

Serves: 8
Serving Size: 1 cup
5 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.

  • Stir in spaghetti sauce, water and seasonings. Bring to boil. Add pasta; mix well. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Stir in 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cover. Let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 391Calories: 391Cholesterol: 51mg
  • Sodium: 693mgProtein: 24g
  • Total Fat: 15gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 40g