Mom's Amazing Ziti
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 cups shredded carrot
- 2 cans tomato soup
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 8 oz. ziti (about 2 1/2 cups)
- 2 Tablespoons snipped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 14 cup Parmesan cheese
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 45mins
In a 4 quart dutch oven, cook ground beef and shredded carrot over medium heat until meat is browned. Drain if necessary. Stir tomato soup, water, uncooked ziti, dried basil,(if using) onion powder, and garlic powder into meat mixture in Dutch oven.
Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook about 25 minutes or until ziti is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in fresh basil (if using) and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese.