Baked Ziti



1 jar of  tomato pasta sauce
1 -2  lbs of ground beef or turkey
15 oz ricotta cheese
1/2 c milk
Italian Herb Seasoning (Mccormick)
12 oz shredded mozarella or Italian blend cheese
1 lb cooked ziti (pasta)
green onions for garnish


Brown meat and add sauce.  Cook for a few minutes.

Combine ricotta with milk and spices.  Combine this mixture with ziti in a bowl.
 
 
Spread 1/3 of meat sauce in crockpot or baking pan.
Layer half of pasta, 1/3 sauce and half of cheese.
Repeat pasta, sauce, and cheese.
Garnish with green onions.

Bake covered for 30 minutes in 375 degree oven, or in crockpot for 1 1/2-2 hr on high or three hours on low.  It is ready when piping hot.

Serve with salad and breadsticks/garlic french bread.

**  I add extra sauce because I use 2 pounds of meat, and brown the meat with onions.
I use Bertoli pasta sauce (fire roasted).  I also add additional panela cheese.

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