Ww 5 Points - Baked Beef Ziti

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Redsie
Recipe by mariposa13

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Top Review by Redsie

This was perfect for me as I am trying to get back into WW!! Did add a bit more beef though ;) - also added some crushed red peppers to kick it up a notch! Thanks for sharing a healthy good weeknight recipe! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions without added fat or salt; drain and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add garlic and sauté 2 minutes.
  4. Add beef and cook until browned, breaking up the meat as it cooks, about 3 to 5 minutes; drain off any fat and return pan to heat.
  5. Add oregano, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper; stir to coat beef.
  6. Cook until herbs become fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add tomatoes and bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Spoon a small amount of tomato mixture into the bottom of a 4-quart casserole dish (just enough to cover the surface).
  9. Top with half of the cooked ziti and then layer with half of the remaining tomato sauce and half of the mozzarella cheese. Layer remaining ziti on top and top with remaining sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  10. Bake until cheese is golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
  11. 5 Points yields about 1 cup per serving.

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