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Baked Ziti with European Side Salad

Baked Ziti with European Side Salad
Servings:
4
Total Time:
35 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare ziti and being to bake (20 minutes)
  • Prepare salad (5 minutes)
  • Complete ziti; serve with salad (10 minutes)

Baked Ziti

Ingredients

1 lb ground round
1 (4.5-oz) can diced chiles
1 cup frozen diced onions
1 (24-oz) jar tomato-basil pasta sauce
1 (14.5-oz) can stewed tomatoes
1 tablespoon Italian blend seasoning
1/2 tablespoon pesto
12 oz dry ziti pasta
Cooking spray
3 cups fancy shredded Italian blend cheese

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bring water to boil for pasta. Preheat medium saucepot over medium-high heat 2–3 minutes.
  2. Add ground round, chiles, and onions to pot; cook and stir 5–6 minutes until meat is browned and 145°F. Drain well, then return to pot.
  3. Add pasta sauce, tomatoes, seasoning, and pesto to pot; mix well. Bring mixture to a simmer. Cook pasta following package instructions.
  4. Spray 9-inch square baking dish with spray. Place ziti noodles in baking dish and top with sauce mixture; stir to coat all pasta. Top with cheese; bake 12–15 minutes. Serve.

European Side Salad

Ingredients

6 cups European salad blend
12 baby carrots
4 plum tomatoes
1/4 cup Balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Steps

  1. Place salad blend in large salad bowl. Chop carrots and tomatoes into bite-size pieces; add to salad.
  2. Add dressing and toss to coat. Divide salad into 4 individual serving bowls; sprinkle with cheese and serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with garlic bread and frozen dessert
  • Shortcuts and Tips
  • Make a double batch of ziti and freeze one for a later date.

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Baked Ziti

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 470kcal; FAT 19.00g; SAT FAT 9.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 65mg; SODIUM 710mg; CARB 47g; FIBER 4.00g; SUGARS 7g; PROTEIN 29g; CALC 40%; VIT A 15%; VIT C 25%; IRON 25%

European Side Salad

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 100kcal; FAT 5.00g; SAT FAT 1.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 270mg; CARB 10g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 7g; PROTEIN 4g; CALC 10%; VIT A 110%; VIT C 30%; IRON 2%

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