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Baked Pasta
Submitted by:  Lisa Stinger



" My children request this recipe often! "
  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 12 ounces brown gravy
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

In a Dutch oven or large frying pan, cook and stir ground beef until brown. Add garlic, tomato sauce, gravy, cream, Parmesan cheese, oregano and basil. Simmer for 30 minutes.


Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain.


Combine the cooked ziti and the sauce, and spread into a greased 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.


Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes, until bubbly.

Makes 6 servings


Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 6
amount per serving
Calories 668  
Protein 35g
Total Fat 29g
Sodium 1480mg
Cholesterol 177mg
Carbohydrates 68g
Fiber 4g