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Meatless Baked Ziti

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 16 oz ziti
  • 1 24 oz jar of pasta sauce, 3 cups
  • 15 oz whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese, 2 cups
  • 1 egg
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated pecorino romano cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375F.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on the packaging until it’s al dente. Do not overcook the pasta.
  3. In large bowl, mix together 1-1/2 cups pasta sauce, ricotta cheese, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, an egg, Italian seasoning, and pepper.
  4. Spread ½ cup of pasta sauce onto the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Add pasta, then ricotta cheese mixture. Mix the two together. Then top with the remaining cup of pasta sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining cup of mozzarella and the pecorino romano. Cover the dish with foil.
  5. Bake, covered, for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake until bubbly and cheese have melted, about 10-15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Author: Megan
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 473
  • Sugar: 10.4g
  • Fat: 15.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Fiber: 4.2g
  • Protein: 26.7g

Keywords: Meatless Baked Ziti