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Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray an 8-in by 8-in baking pan with nonstick spray

  • 5 oz (about 1 1/2 cups) uncooked reduced-calorie, high-fiber penne pasta
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups ground-beef-style soy crumbles
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 4 cups spinach leaves
  • 3/4 cup light or low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping
4.3/5 (12 Votes)

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This homey dish brings to mind all the goodness of traditional baked ziti, but it's ready in minutes rather than ho...

  • ITALIAN HERB BLEND:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces ziti or other short pasta
  • 1 (28-ounce) can peeled plum tomatoes (with liquid)
  • 2 to 4 cloves garlic, peeled, or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons Herb Blend
  • 1 cup ricotta (whole milk or low-fat)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan or Romano, grated, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup (about 6 ounces) mozzarella cheese, shredded or finely chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon whole fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
4.4/5 (10 Votes)

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Easier to make than lasagna, this Baked Ziti with Chorizo and Spinach is perfect for serving a crowd

  • 1 pound package ziti or penne
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 3 chorizo sausages (dry-cured), sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 (680 ml) jar puréed tomatoes
  • 1 (5 ounce) bag baby spinach
  • 1 small bunch basil, roughly chopped
  • 1 pound boccocini or substitute mozzarella, cubed
  • 1 cup grated provolone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnishing
3.8/5 (20 Votes)

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Here's a baked ziti to please the fussiest pasta lovers! Ricotta, Romano and mozzarella cheeses pair with tangy tom...

  • 2 pounds ziti pasta, uncooked
  • 2 pounds ricotta cheese
  • 3 ounces Romano cheese, grated
  • 3 cups tomato sauce, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds Mozzarella cheese, shredded
4/5 (47 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 400°, middle rack set

  • 1 pound ziti rigati
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh ricotta
  • 1 cup grated fontinella
  • 6 ounces mortadella (have cut in one thicker slice, not thin slices), cut into 1/4" dice
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (see recipe)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter plus extra for greasing pan
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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This Classic Baked Ziti recipe is a simple Italian casserole dish that is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser

  • 16 ounces Mueller's Ziti
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves minced garlic or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 cups meatless spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1 cup pasta water, reserved from cooking Ziti
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated and divided
3.8/5 (11 Votes)

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Heat the oven to 350° F (180° C/Gas 4)

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef, at least 85%
  • 1/2 pound bulk sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 ounces ziti pasta
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese, whole milk
  • 3/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
0/5 (0 Votes)

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Recipes by Weight Watchers 8 Points per serving

  • 3/4 pound(s) uncooked turkey sausage(s), spicy-variety, casings removed
  • 1 medium uncooked onion(s), chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper(s), chopped
  • A28 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • A 10 oz frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2 Tbsp canned tomato paste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seed
  • 1/2 tsp table salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 12 oz uncooked whole-wheat pasta, ziti, cooked according to package directions
  • 6 oz shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
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This is the classic back of the box recipe

  • 1 (8 ounce) box ziti pasta
  • 3/4 pound ground beef or 3/4 pound sausage (optional)
  • 3 cups marinara sauce (my favorite is Rao's)
  • 1 3/4 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
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1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  • 8 ounces ziti pasta (about 1/2 a box)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 8 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed and squeeze dry
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs
  • salt to taste
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We like to substitute cavatappi (tubular corkscrew) for ziti

  • Salt
  • 1 pound ziti (or cavatappi)
  • 1 pound hot Italian turkey sausage, casing removed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 6 ounces pesto
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 (9-ounce) package washed spinach
  • Butter, for baking dish
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella, plus more for topping
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan, plus more for topping
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We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! ingredients 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 pound Italian Cooke...

  • ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Italian Cooked Ham Preferably Parmacotto (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 small Carrot (cut into 1/4-inch dice)
  • 1 rib Celery (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup Dry Red Wine
  • 1 1/2 cups Basic Tomato Sauce
  • 1 1/2 pound Ziti
  • 8 ounce Pecorino Fresco (cut into small dice)
  • 1 pound Ricotta
  • 1/2 cup Freshly Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 2 cups Besciamella
  • 1 onion (diced
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