Save valuable time by putting together the casserole, covering and refrigerating it to bake later to everyone's delight.
cost per recipe: $8.33
The price is determined by the national average.
package (1 pound) uncooked medium tube-shaped pasta (ziti)
bag (6 ounces) baby spinach, washed (about 4 cups)
jar (23 ounces) Prego® Marinara Italian Sauce
cup ricotta cheese
cup shredded mozzarella cheese(about 4 ounces)
cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoon garlic powder
teaspoon ground black pepper
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.
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.
Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes or until it's hot and bubbling.