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Ziti Lasagna

Ziti Lasagna is the perfect weeknight dinner! Ziti pasta layered with meat sauce, ricotta cheese, and mozzarella cheese - total comfort food!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 389 kcal
Author Kelly Miller

Ingredients

  • 16 oz ziti
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup frozen diced peppers and onions
  • 29 oz RedPack Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Boil a pot of water and cook ziti pasta according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, saute ground beef along with frozen onion and peppers until beef is brown and vegetables are tender. Drain and return to pan.

  3. Stir in tomato sauce, Italian seasonings, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. In a small bowl, beat egg. Stir in ricotta cheese. Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with non stick spray.

  5. Spread half of meat sauce in bottom of dish. Top with half of ziti pasta, half of ricotta mixture, and half of shredded mozzarella. Repeat layers once more ending with mozzarella. Sprinkle additional Italian seasoning over mozzarella.

  6. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove cover and allow casserole to rest 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Ziti Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 741mg32%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 1605IU32%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 203mg20%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.