13 Reviews

Made this without the meat for a work function and it was a hit! We have a couple vegetarians, so skipped the ground beef and it was still amazing! Definite keeper!

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moviebeth September 29, 2010

Very easy to make and tasted really good. I like pasta with a lot of sauce, so to me this was kind of dry. I ended up adding extra sauce to each bowl when I served it.

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embutterfly75 October 12, 2009

I made two pans of this for my husband's evening meeting. The men absolutely loved it! I used the small tube pasta by Barilla. I think next time though, and this is strictly personal preference, I will cut the pasta in half and maybe use more sauce. I used a 32 ounce jar of sauce and it still seemed a bit dry to me. However, it was still quite good and the men thought they died and went to heaven!! Tootyflooty, thank you for the great recipe!

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Rose is Rose October 02, 2009

We love this as much as lasagna and it goes much quicker when making it! Companied with some nice fresh Italian bread, it was a wonderful meal that will be repeated!

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annchase60 March 31, 2009

Oh. My. Goodness! I had a bunch of things in my fridge that I wanted to use up, and found this recipe while searching for ideas. What a perfect choice I made for tonight's dinner! I made a few modifications: I used ground turkey, and only about half the amount of meat called for (I need to watch my protein intake); added 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic; omitted the parsley (didn't have any) and used dried basil instead. Instead of ziti, I used Trader Joe's fusilli with flax, and for sauce used Trader Joe's tomato-basil marinara. Fantastic! It smelled so good, we had a hard time waiting for it to finish baking! :P Perfect flavor and texture. Thanks for a recipe I'll be making again many times.

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Lynne the Pirate Queen February 07, 2009

Delicioso! I took this to a graduate school party and it was gone in an hour while many other dishes were left sitting there. Big hit! I also added some minced garlic from a jar to the ground beef while browning; it really added flavor. My advice would be to use generic for all the ingredients, but splurge and get a nice pasta sauce. I got a $5.00 jar and it really had a lot of flavor.

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CatGoesNomNom September 05, 2008

Very tasty, and it made so much, I froze half to bake later. Used ground turkey breast instead of beef, and threw in some minced garlic while cooking the meat. Very cheesy and delicious!

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Bonita Chef March 09, 2008

I also added breaded chicken to the mix... it was a huge hit!

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MissWild December 07, 2007

Great without the meat. Family pleaser. Wonderful leftover if any remains!

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kstuart December 03, 2007

Very good ziti. I used italian sausage instead of ground beef, and it was loved by all. Thanks!

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~Bekah~ August 07, 2007
Baked Ziti