Three Cheese Baked Ziti with Spinach

  • Prep 15 min.
  • Total 30 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Three Cheese Baked Ziti with Spinach
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

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  • 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.