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
1:

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

2:

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

3:

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

4:

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

5:

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

6:

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

7:

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