Baked Ziti

"No boiling the pasta---just mix everything together and bake! This recipe is from "Pop It, Stir It, Fix It, Serve It," by the author of "The Can Opener Gourmet," Laura Karr."
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Ready In:
1hr 25mins




  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the spaghetti sauce with the sour cream.
  • Stir in the broth.
  • Add 1/2 cup of mozzarella or Jack cheese and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • Stir in the pasta and blend well. Pour into a 9 x 13-inch baking dish, cover with foil, and bake for 1 hour.
  • Remove the baking dish from the oven, uncover (carefully - watch out for very hot steam), and sprinkle with the remaining cheeses.
  • Return the dish to the oven without a cover and bake for 10 more minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

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  1. My husband and I loved this! I was out of Mozerella, so I substituted cheddar and it still tasted yummy. The only problem I had was in reheating the leftovers. I nuked part of what we had remaining and that dried it out. I then took the rest and heated that in a saucepan with a little V-8 and that helped restore some of the nice creamy texture that made it so wonderful right out of the oven. Maybe the substitution of cheeses was the problem. Nevertheless, I will make this again. We may just have to eat the whole pan the first night!
  2. This has loads of yummy flavor. I threw it together after work, put it in the oven, ran to a t-ball game & came home to a delicious dinner. I don't have any tips other than follow the recipe as written; it works!
  3. This was soooo yummy. I litterally just finished eating this. My whole family had nothing but good things to say about it. 2 thumbs up!
  4. This was good, a little salty for us. I think I would use low-sodium beef broth in the future. Other wise a nice easy recipe. I followed the recipe, served with a salad and Italian style grilled chicken. Thanks mailbelle. Made for 1.2.3 Hits
  5. Very good! It was very easy to do and prep time was short. I really liked not having to boil pasta first. This is a keeper!


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