Thursday, April 10, 2008

Baked Ziti- $2.75 Serves 4

Tonight is Pasta Night at the DuBois house. Instead of spaghetti, I thought I would make something a little different... Baked Ziti.

OK, well, really it is Baked Rigatoni. I made a double batch, and froze half in a ziploc freezer bag for later.

Here's what to do...
1 pound "Ziti" Cooked about 3 mins, until just tender-1.08
1 teaspoon rosemary-we omit this... it's too stick-like for me
1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning-.01
1/2 cup Sour cream-.30
1/2 cup cottage cheese, I use small curd (I don't use lowfat here, I don't care for the taste)-.50
3 cups marinara sauce-1.49
1/2 pound ground beef-.61
1 cup onion-.15
4 tea minced garlic ( 2 cloves)-.08
4 slices provolone cheese-.78
1 cup mozzarella-.50

combine pasta, seasonings, sour cream, cottage cheese, and marinara.
brown beef, onion, and garlic.

in a dish, put 1/2 of the pasta mix, then 1/2 of the beef mix.
top with 2 slices of provolone, and 1/2 cup mozzarella

Bake covered at 350 for 45 min. Uncover and bake 10 min more.

Take the other half of the beef mix and pasta mix and put it in a Ziploc freezer bag.

Put the rest of the cheese in a ziploc sandwich bag. Put cheese bag inside larger freezer bag...and freeze for later!

Add some bread and a salad and...Voila!

1 comment:

Jenny said...

that looks really good!!