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Baked Ziti with Fire Roasted Tomatoes

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 6

Fire roasted tomatoes add a rich, smoky flavor to a delicious cheesy baked pasta dish. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked ziti pasta (8 oz)
1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
large sweet onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1
can (15 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
2
teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on box.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked.
  • 3
    Stir zucchini into beef mixture; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling. Add drained pasta; toss to coat. Spread in baking dish.
  • 4
    Cover dish tightly with foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

  • If you like, use ground turkey or chicken in place of the ground beef.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
800mg
33%
Potassium
640mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
7g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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