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Baked Ziti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
michelle begay
Added: Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound dry ziti pasta
1 onion, chopped
1 pound lean ground beef
2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
2 diced tomatoes
6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
1 1/2 cups sour cream
6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain.
In a large skillet, brown onion and ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce and tomato, and simmer 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, Provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese and remaining sauce mixture. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheeses are melted.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
one hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You could also use 1/2 cup ricotta cheese. Really changes the texture.You could also use some itailian sausage.

 

 

 

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