The Best Baked Ziti

Recipe by Jenny Frenny
READY IN: 50mins




  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch casserole dish.
  • Fill a large pot with water, add a teaspoon of salt and bring to a boil. Cook pasta as the package directs until al dente, then drain.
  • Heat the olive oil in large pan over medium heat. Saute onion in oil until tender. Add the rosemary and garlic. Cook 2-3 minutes more then remove from pan and hold in a small bowl.
  • Cook ground beef and sausage in the pan until done.
  • Return the onion mixture and the spaghetti sauce to the pan. Add salt to taste. Simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  • In greased baking dish, spoon 1/2 of the cooked pasta, provolone cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, 1/2 of the meat sauce. Then repeat layering the rest of the ingredients in the same order: pasta, mozzarella cheese, and remaining meat sauce. Top with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until sauce is bubbling and cheese is melted.