Classic Baked Ziti

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Classic Baked Ziti
Easy weeknight meal 😀

Recipe via Budget Savvy Diva

What Do You Need –

1 lb lean ground beef
1 cup onion , chopped
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of onion powder
1 teaspoon of garlic powder
1 teaspoon of pepper
2 garlic cloves , minced
1 (32 ounce) jar meatless sauce
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
1 teaspoon driedoregano leaves
1 (16 ounce) package ziti pasta , cooked and drained
2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated parmesan cheese

What To Do –

Preheat oven at 350
In a large skillet – heat oil and cook onions for 8 minutes (I copy & pasted this recipe from link…so if its 8 min…it better be on low 😀 ) than add garlic and cook for one minute. Add beef and cook till no longer pink ( drain excess fat). Stir in sauce, chicken broth, pepper, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano. Heat through.Stir 1 cup of sauce into the “cooked” ziti pasta.
Place 1/2 of the ziti into a 13×9 baking dish.
Place 1 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese
Top with rest of sauce.
Top with rest of pasta.
Cover and bake for 20 minutes.Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.Cook till cheese is golden brown





You know how families are…well the ones with 2 growing boys & their dad 😉
It wasn’t hanging around for a photo shoot 😀



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