Friday, November 22, 2013

Baked Ziti

1 lb ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (32 oz) jar meatless sauce
1 cup chicken broth
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1 (16 oz) pkg ziti pasta, cooked and drained
3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onions, and garlic over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring frequently.
Stir in spaghetti sauce, chicken broth and oregano
Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes
Stir 1 cup of the sauce into the cooked ziti noodles
Spoon 1/2 the mixture into a greased 9x13" dish
sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
Top with 2 cups sauce, then remaining ziti mixture and remaining sauce
Cover and bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees
Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese
return to oven and bake uncovered for 5-10 minutes.