Valerie Cudnik (aka Dolly Domestic)
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Prep Time:  25 minutes - Cook Time:  25 minutes Servings:  8

Fabulous, easy & delicioius


  • 16 oz Pasta, Ziti
  • 1 lb Beef, Ground, 75% lean
  • 1/2 cup Onions -- chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic -- minced
  • 6 cup Marinara or Spaghetti Sauce -- divided
  • 8 oz Water -- from pasta
  • 8 oz Mozzarella Cheese -- shredded
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese -- grated

  1. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the water. Cover and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°.
  3. Brown hamburger with onion and garlic. Drain excess fat.
  4. Stir in 5 cups of the spaghetti sauce and pasta water. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  5. Mix meat/sauce mixture with the ziti.
  6. Spoon half of the ziti mixture into a 13"x9"x2" baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle with Mozzarella and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
  8. Top with remaining Ziti mixture and remaining 1 cup of spaghetti sauce.
  9. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
  10. Bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through.

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