Baked Ziti Recipe

 
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Ingredients

 

12oz Package Ziti Pasta

1lb Ground Beef

1lb Italian Sausage

1 Small Onion, chopped

4 Tbs Fresh Parsley, chopped

1 Large Egg

2-1/2 Cups Mozzarella Cheese

2-1/2 Cups Shredded Parmesan Cheese

4oz Ricotta Cheese

5oz Sour Cream

(2) 24oz Marinara Sauce

4 tbs Diced Tomatoes

2 Tbs Minced Garlic

1 Tbs Salt

1 Tbs Parsley Flakes

1 Tsp Sugar

1 Tsp Italian Seasoning

1 Tsp Basil

1 Tsp Red Pepper Flakes

1 Tsp Black Pepper

 

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Baked Ziti Recipe

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Instructions

1. Fill a pot up with water and place over high heat.

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2. Once water comes to a boil, add Ziti and boil for 8-9 minutes. Afterwards, drain water and sit aside.

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3.  In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream, ricotta, 1 egg, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, 1 cup parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, 1 tsp salt, basil, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, 1/2 tsp pepper, and a 1/2 cup marinara sauce, then stir in well.

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4. Stir Ziti into the mixture, then sit aside.

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5. Place a pan over medium-high heat, add ground beef, and Italian sausage and break meat up while frying.

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6. Once meat browns, add chopped onions and minced garlic.

7. Season with 2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper, then stir in well and cook until well done. Drain any excess oil.

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8. Add marinara sauce, dice tomatoes, and sugar, then stir in well.

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9. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

10. Add meat sauce to bottom of baking pan, followed by 1/2 cup mozzarella & parmesan cheese and Ziti. Continue layering the way you desire, but make sure to top with meat sauce and cheese.

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11. Top with parsley flakes, then place in oven.

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12. Bake for 30 minutes.

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