Y’all Hungry? Easy, Baked Ziti

Y’all Hungry?  

This is my adapted from spaghetti.. ziti… easy to do dinner!  I will make this quick then throw it in the oven while we are walking the pugs, it is perfect with a fancy bag salad and some garlic bread:) Happy Eating!!

Baked Ziti

1 box penne pasta (giggle here, do you know what penne stands for in Italian…. look it up 🙂 )

1 jar of your favorite red sauce

1 lb ground beef browned with salt and pepper

Minced garlic to taste

2 ish TS red pepper flakes

1ish ts basil, oregano, parsley

1 bag shredded mozzarella

parmesan to top


Preheat the oven to 350*.  Brown your meat, at the same time boil a pot of water and cook the noodles until they are soft but not really soft. . . Drain noodles.  Spray a casserole dish with pam.  Combine noodles, meat, sauce and 2/3 cheese and all the seasonings including garlic.  Heat for about 5 minutes just to combine.  Then pour everything into the pan top with remaining mozzarella cheese and back covered for 45 minutes.  Take the foil off and brown cheese for about 15 minutes.  Let stand for about 10 minutes then serve!



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