Food For Thought To Explore, Savor, Share!

Easy To Make Ziti Bake

An easy noodle bake recipe to delight your taste buds.

I’m a little bit of a pasta nut so when a recipe calls for flavorful garden sauce and noodles, I’m good to go. Boiling noodles and adding simple ingredients was enough to allow me to do this weeks cooking video. You really can’t go wrong with high quality ground meat and adding different seasoning to get the right base for your noodle bake.

This recipe is part of our ‘Easy Recipes for Two‘ video series, look how tasty this Ziti bake is.

Ziti Bake Recipe
This Ziti bake is golden brown
Ingredients You Need:

– 1/2 lb. of Ziti noodles
– 1/2 lb. of ground beef
– 1/2 jar of spaghetti sauce
– 2 Tbsp. of finely chopped onion
– 1 tsp. of Paprika
– 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
– 1/2 tsp. of finely chopped garlic
– 1 small can of sliced mushrooms
– 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
– 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
– salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

Pre-Heat oven to 400 degrees F or 190 degrees C.

Boil Ziti noodles as per the box instructions.

Brown ground meat in a large skillet.

Chop up the onion and garlic, add to the ground meat (drain grease).

Add mushrooms, spices and drained Ziti noodles.

Lightly grease a quiche or pie dish and add the mixture from the bowl.

Top with the cheese.

Bake for about 15 minutes or until the cheese on top is golden brown.

Watch our video How to Make Ziti Bake *Easy Recipes for Two video with step by step cooking instructions and tips about this dish.

Watch Our Easy Recipe Videos

End result

This golden baked Ziti Bake was the bomb! Thank goodness, we made so much, we’ll be eating it all week. Just kidding! The ingredients listed here are for two people, so if you’re cooking for a family of four simply double the recipe. We served this meal with cheese bread that came pre-made from our local grocery store.

For a healthy alternative make your Ziti bake with ground turkey and add a mixed green salad topped with Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Easy Ziti Bake Recipe

Doesn’t this golden brown Ziti bake look mouthwatering?

I get hungry just looking at it and love the fact that it’s so easy to make. This noodle bake definitely made it into our monthly dinner rotation. Maybe I will try it with ground turkey myself the next time.

Are you ready to make your own Ziti bake? Let us know what you think of this recipe by leaving us a comment below.

2 Responses to Easy To Make Ziti Bake

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

seventeen − thirteen =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Jager’s, a Husband & Wife team,

share your enthusiasm for food and travel!

Get Our Blog Updates!