Baked Ziti

Serves 6-8

Prep Time 30 Mins                                                  Cook Time 30 Mins


  • 3/4 Lb. extra lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 Lb. or 2 Links hot Italian sausage
  • 2 Cans diced tomatoes with garlic basil & olive oil
  • 3/4 Box whole wheat penne pasta
  • 1 package Spinach or Mixed Power greens
  • 1 1/2 cups part skim mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 jar pasta sauce


  1. Brown Turkey meat and Sausage in large skillet sprayed with olive oil pam.Baked Ziti 5
  2. While meat is browning boil water for pasta and cook according to directions.
  3. Once meat is browned add tomatoes and bring to a slight boil. (You can add more garlic here is you wish we LOVE garlic in our house)
  4. Then add in greens ( you can really add any vegetables here mushrooms zucchini squash) I used to mixed power greens with chard, kale,  spinach.
  5. Once greens are wilted add pasta sauce and bring to a boil.Baked Ziti 3
  6. Combine pasta and sauce in skillet
  7. Stir in 1/2 of the cheese.
  8. Cook covered at 400 degrees for 20 mins.
  9. Remove from oven uncover and top with remaining cheese.
  10. Cook for a additional 10 mins or until cheese is brown and bubbly.
  11. Let sit for 5 mins then serve and enjoy.

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