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Best Baked Ziti

Kraft Memeber Recipe
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Makes: 8 servings Total Time: 1 hr 5 min
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Pasta Entrees

what you need
  • 1 lb. ziti pasta
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 jars (26 oz. each) spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 6 oz. provolone cheese, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 6 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 6 oz. parmesan cheese, shredded
make it
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 ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce and crushed red pepper; simmer 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 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 shredded parmesan cheese.

Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven or until cheeses are melted.
Average Rating  (9)
Rated  by mfaulkner1201 on 9/26/2010 My entire family devoured this, and I have some picky eaters. I have also made it for pot-lucks. It is a favorite.
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