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Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti Recipe

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This weight Watchers Baked Ziti need only 15 minutes to prepare and it’s an Italian Dinner with Ground Beef, oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and Mozzarella cheese.

Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti Recipe

Plus, this dinner has under 300 calories, and 7.8 grams of fat. I use lean ground beef, and part-skim Mozzarella cheese to make it lighter than the original version.

This Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti is A delicious comfort food pasta meal!

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HOW DO I MAKE MY BAKED ZITI RECIPE?

  1. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on that package. Don’t add salt.

2. Drain the water off of the pasta, and set it aside.

3. Preheat the oven to 350° F

4. In a medium-sized saucepan, add olive oil.

5. Heat oil over medium heat.

6. Then add in garlic and saute for about 2 minutes

7. Add the minced meat and cook for five minutes.

8. Before placing the saucepan back on the heat, drain the fat.

9. Now you can add the rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oregano.

10. cook an additional two minutes.

11. Add in the tomatoes

12. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for 5 minutes.

13. On the bottom of the casserole dish, place a thin layer of ground beef mixture.

14. Place half of the prepared pasta in an even layer.

15. Place half of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta

16. Place half of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer

17. Do this with each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.

18. Bake in pre preheated oven approx about for thirty minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

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Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti Recipe

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on that package. Don’t add salt.
  2. Drain the water off of the pasta, and set it aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F
  4. In a medium-sized saucepan, add olive oil.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat.
  6. Then add in garlic and saute for about 2 minutes
  7. Add the minced meat and cook for five minutes.
  8. Before placing the saucepan back on the heat, drain the fat.
  9. Now you can add the rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  10. Cook an additional two minutes.
  11. Add in the tomatoes
  12. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for 5 minutes.
  13. On the bottom of the casserole dish, place a thin layer of ground beef mixture.
  14. Place half of the prepared pasta in an even layer.
  15. Place half of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta
  16. Place half of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer
  17. Do this with each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.
  18. Bake in pre preheated oven approx about for thirty minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

The recipe makes 8 servings

7-9 PersonalPoints™ per serving
*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary depending on your individual plan.

Yield: 8

Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti Recipe

Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti Recipe

This weight Watchers Baked Ziti need only 15 minutes to prepare and it's an Italian Dinner with Ground Beef, oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and Mozzarella cheese.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz ziti pasta – uncooked
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ⅓ lb ground beef – lean
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese – part-skim shredded

Instructions

  1. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on that package. Don't add salt.
  2. Drain the water off of the pasta, and set it aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F
  4. In a medium-sized saucepan, add olive oil.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat.
  6. Then add in garlic and saute for about 2 minutes
  7. Add the minced meat and cook for five minutes.
  8. Before placing the saucepan back on the heat, drain the fat.
  9. Now you can add the rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  10. Cook an additional two minutes.
  11. Add in the tomatoes
  12. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for 5 minutes.
  13. On the bottom of the casserole dish, place a thin layer of ground beef mixture.
  14. Place half of the prepared pasta in an even layer.
  15. Place half of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta
  16. Place half of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer
  17. Do this with each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.
  18. Bake in pre preheated oven approx about for thirty minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

Notes

The recipe makes 8 servings

7-9 PersonalPoints™ per serving*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary depending on your individual plan.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 186Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 566mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 3gSugar: 7gProtein: 14g

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