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Monday, September 13 2010


  • 16  ounces  dried ziti or penne pasta
  • 1  26-ounce jar  tomato pasta sauce
  • 1  16-ounce package  Italian-style frozen cooked meatballs (32), thawed
  • 1  15-ounce can  Italian-style tomato sauce
  • 1  15-ounce carton  ricotta cheese
  • 1/2  cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2  cups  shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)


1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to pan. Stir in pasta sauce, meatballs, and tomato sauce. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Bake, covered, in a 350 degrees F oven for 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese. Uncover pasta mixture and spoon ricotta mixture in mounds over pasta mixture. Cover loosely; bake about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

nutrition facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 8 to 10 servings
  • Calories611, 
  • Total Fat (g)28, 
  • Saturated Fat (g)14, 
  • Cholesterol (mg)86, 
  • Sodium (mg)1441, 
  • Carbohydrate (g)57, 
  • Fiber (g)7, 
  • Protein (g)33, 
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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