Three Cheese Baked Ziti with Spinach

  • Prep15 min.
  • Total45 min.
  • serv 6

Save valuable time by putting together the casserole, covering and refrigerating it to bake later to everyone's delight.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Sides & Appetizer, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian


  • 1

    package (1 pound) uncooked medium tube shaped pasta (ziti)

  • 1

    bag (6 ounces) baby spinach, washed (about 4 cups)

  • 1

    jar (23 ounces) Prego® Marinara Italian Sauce

  • 1

    cup ricotta cheese

  • 1

    cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)

  • 3/4

    cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1/2

    teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground black pepper


    • 1

      Prepare the pasta according to the package directions. Add the spinach during the last minute of the cooking time. Drain the pasta and spinach well in a colander. Return them to the saucepot.

    • 2

      Stir the sauce, ricotta, 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and black pepper into the pasta mixture. Spoon the pasta mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

    • 3

      Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes or until it's hot and bubbling.

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