Baked ZitiSubmitted by: BUCKERETTE
IntroductionRecipe makes 2 casseroles, one for dinner and one for the freezer! Recipe makes 2 casseroles, one for dinner and one for the freezer!
1 lb lean ground beef
2 medium onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 jar (28 oz) meatless spaghetti sauce
1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (12oz) tomato paste
3/4 C water
2 T minced fresh parsley
1 T worcestershire sauce
2 t dried basil
1 1/2 t dried oregano; divided
1 lb uncooked barilla plus penne
1 carton (15 oz) part skim ricotta cheese
2 C (8oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 C Grated parmesean cheese
1/2 C egg substitute
1/2 t salt
1/2 t pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
In a bowl combine ricotta, mozzarella, 1/4 C parmesan, egg substitute, salt and pepper.
In 2 greased 13X9X2" baking dishes coated with nonstick cooking spray, spread 1 C of meat sauce. In each dish layer 1/4 of the pasta, 1 C meat sauce and a forth of cheese mixture. Top with remaining sauce.Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and oregano.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hours.
Yields 2 casserols (8 servings per casserole)
Number of Servings: 16
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUCKERETTE.