Recipe Details

Italian Baked Ziti

Number of Servings: 8

Serving Size: 1 cup

This simple casserole resembles lasagna without all of the layering.

Name: Amount:
ziti pasta - tube shape (3 cups uncooked) 8 oz
lb extra lean ground beef or ground turkey (7% fat) 0.50
spaghetti sauce (less than 4 g fat per 4 oz) 3 cups
low-fat cottage cheese 2 cups
Tbsps grated Parmesan cheese 2
egg substitute (equal to 1 egg) 0.25 cup
dried parsley 1 tsp
garlic powder 0.25 tsp

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook ziti according to package directions, omitting salt and oil. Drain and set aside.


Meanwhile, crumble meat in a large skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.


Sauté until meat is cooked, stirring frequently. Add spaghetti sauce.


Combine cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg substitute, parsley, and garlic powder and mix thoroughly. Add ziti and mix well.


Spread 1 cup of spaghetti sauce mixture in bottom of 9" x 13" pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.


Spoon ziti and cheese mixture into lasagna pan. Pour remaining sauce over ziti and cheese.


Cover with aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 231
Calories from Fat n/a
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 587mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 9g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1 1/2 starch 1 vegetable 2 lean meat