Tex Mex Ziti

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Tex Mex Ziti

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    (12-ounce) package ziti

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • ½

    a medium-sized onion, chopped

  • 2

    cups spaghetti sauce

  • 1

    cup picante sauce

  • 1

    (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese

  • 2

    cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

  • For additional flavor, add a drained can of green chilies, jalapeño peppers, or black olives when you combine all of the ingredients.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse, and drain again; set aside in a large bowl. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown beef and onion over medium heat 5 minutes; drain off excess liquid. Add todrained pasta along with spaghetti sauce, picante sauce, ricotta cheese, and 1 cup Mexican cheese blend; stir until well combined. Spoon into prepared baking dish and bake 25 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup Mexican cheese blend. Return to oven and bake 10 minutes, or until cheese melts. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro just before serving. Read more at http://www.mrfood.com/Pastas/Tex-Mex-Ziti-1585/ml/1#aVHeMM8lxJyTecuR.99


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