Quick and Easy Baked Ziti

Total Time
55mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
45 mins

This is a quick dish I like to make when I need to get dinner on the table in a hurry. If you like a zestier ziti, use a hot Italian sausage. Note: cooking/prep time does not include time for cooking pasta.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease a 9x13" baking dish; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, cook sausage, onions, green pepper, and garlic over medium heat until sausage is browned; drain fat.
  3. Add pasta sauce and cook until mixture is hot, stirring occasionally. Add pasta to the sauce mixture and mix well. Stir in 1 cup of the Mozzarella cheese, mixing until well combined.
  4. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with remaining 1 cup Mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil.
  5. Bake at 350ºF for 15 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes.