Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was my first made up recipe. If you like, throw some vegetables in for good flavor. I usually use stuff like broccoli, black olives, and mushrooms.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag ziti pasta (penne and rigato will also work)
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 1 (3 cup) bagshredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 (6 ounce) packageslouis rich cooked chicken breasts, sliced (or other brand)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Boil pasta until cooked all the way through.
  3. Drain, and pour into a 13x9-inch baking dish.
  4. Cut chicken strips into bite size pieces.
  5. Add to pasta.
  6. Pour sauce and half of the cheese over the pasta.
  7. Stir until well mixed.
  8. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top, and bake for 25-30 minutes until cheese starts to brown.
Most Helpful

I had been searching and searching for a basic Ziti recipe that the whole family will love. Even the picky ones.. This is great! Thank you :)

amyo January 04, 2007

Quick, easy and tasty... perfect for a busy week night. I used Alfredo as the pasta sauce, and it tasted creamy and really complemented the mozzarella cheese. This is a great dish for unexpected guests, since most people have the ingredients already on hand.

Missyb33 January 14, 2003

I was short on time, one night, and happened to have all of these ingredients. What a nice surprise! Simple, quick and tasty. Thanks, David Gann!

LisaGay December 08, 2002