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Baked Ziti with Fire Roasted Tomatoes
cups uncooked ziti pasta (8 oz)
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
large sweet onion, chopped (1 cup)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, sliced 1/4 inch thick
can (15 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz)
Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on box.
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.
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.
Cover dish tightly with foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
If you like, use ground turkey or chicken in place of the ground beef.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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