Easy Baked Ziti

Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

A simple version that my kids LOVE. I usually have all of the ingredients on hand.

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  • 16 -20 ounces pasta, cooked and drained (ziti, rigatoni or penne)
  • 45 ounces spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 12 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups cheese, shredded (Mozzarella or italian blend)


  1. Cook pasta and drain.
  2. Mix pasta, spaghetti sauce, cooked ground beef, Parmesan cheese and 2 cups of Mozzarella cheese well.
  3. Spread mixture in a 9 x13 baking dish.
  4. Top with remaining 2 cups of grated Mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until bubbly and the cheese on top has melted.