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Baked Ziti

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


Layers of cheese, sauce and ziti pasta.


  • 12 ounces ziti
  • 15 ounces part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 teaspoons garlic and herb seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups pasta sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook ziti according to the package direction; drain.
  3. Combine the ricotta cheese, 1½  cups of the mozzarella cheese and seasoning, mix well.
  4. Spoon ½ cup of the pasta sauce into the bottom of a baking dish.
  5. Top with 1/3 of the cooked ziti and half of the ricotta mixture.
  6. Pour over ½ cup of the pasta sauce.
  7. Repeat the layers.
  8. Top with the remaining pasta, the remaining 1 cup of sauce and remaining ½ cup mozzarella cheese.
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Uncover and bake for 15 more minutes until the cheese is bubbly.
  11. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian