Simple Meaty Baked Ziti

64 reviews

You'll walk right pasta restaurant once you've cooked this recipe!

Very easy

2 minutes

Prep time

23 minutes

Cook time

516 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Baking dish, Stovetop, Frying pan


Pasta (ziti rigati)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta according to package instructions.

Olive oil
Ground beef

Step 2

Heat a drizzle of oil on a pan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef, garlic powder (optional), salt & pepper. Stir & cook, breaking up the meat with the spatula for about 5 min or until the meat is no longer pink.

Marinara sauce

Step 3

Pour in marinara sauce & mix. Simmer on low heat for 2 min.

Pasta (ziti rigati)

Step 4

Drain the pasta & add it to the pan with meat. Toss the pasta in the sauce to evenly coat.

Ricotta cheese

Step 5

Transfer everything in the pan to a baking dish. Add dollops of ricotta cheese on top & spread in an even layer.

Mozzarella (shredded)
Parmesan (grated)

Step 6

Top with shredded mozzarella cheese & grated parmesan. Bake in the oven at 400°F for 15 min or until melty & bubbly on top.

Basil (fresh)

Step 7

Garnish with freshly chopped basil (optional). Serve & enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy516 cal.
Fat30 g
Carbohydrates25 g
Protein36 g
Fiber1 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Simple Meaty Baked Ziti" contains 516 Energy, 30 g of Fat, 25 g of Carbohydrates, 36 g of Protein, 1 g of Fiber.

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Simple Meaty Baked Ziti