Baked Ziti I

Baked Ziti I

Pasta and Noodles Pasta by Shape

A lady I worked with brought this in one day, and it was a hit. Now it is the favorite of all my dinner guests. It's great for a covered dish dinner too. I have made this also without the meat, and it is well received.

Servings per recipe: 10
Calories per serving: 578
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 55m


  • 1 pound dry ziti pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
  • 6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1   Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain.
  • 2   In a large skillet, brown onion and ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 15 minutes.
  • 3   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, Provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese and remaining sauce mixture. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • 4   Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheeses are melted.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 25.3g 39%
    Saturated Fat 13.0g  
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 914mg 37%
Potassium 721mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 58.4g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Protein 27.9g 56%
Sugars 14g  
Vitamin A 1135IU  
Vitamin C 4mg  
Calcium 359mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 15mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 72mg  
Folate 114mcg