Skinny Baked Ziti

Skinny Baked Ziti

Your classic homemade baked ziti made a little bit lighter. Enjoy a classic comfort food with my skinny baked ziti recipe. You won’t even realize the difference.

Packed with protein, this recipe is perfect to share with the whole family or make as a meal prep. My family loves this recipe, they do not even know it is a lower calorie, higher protein version.

Baked ziti has been a classic recipe for years, it is something my mom always made and always a staple at family parties! Filled with protein, ricotta cheese, and marinara sauce there is nothing not to love about this skinny baked ziti recipe!

Here Is What You Will Need For The Skinny Baked Ziti:

Here Is How You Make The Skinny Baked Ziti:

    1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
    2. Cook 12 ounces of the pasta according to the boxed instructions; drain and set aside
    3. Cook the ground turkey until browned; drain any liquid and set aside
    4. While the turkey and the pasta are cooking combine the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, spices, and egg whites
    5. Add the ground turkey, marinara sauce and pasta in the cheese mixture, stir and combine
    6. Spray a 9×12 rectangle baking dish and evenly add the pasta mixture into the dish and cover with aluminum foil
    7. Bake for 20 minutes
    8. Divide and serve!
    9. This recipe yields 7 large servings!

                                       

                                       

Full Baked Ziti Recipe Below:

You may also want to take a look at my Three Cheese Pasta Bake

Yield: 7

Skinny Baked Ziti

Skinny Baked Ziti

Your classic homemade baked ziti made a little bit lighter. Enjoy a classic comfort food with my skinny baked ziti recipe.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Ziti noodles
  • 430 ml Marinara sauce
  • 50 grams Fat Free Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup 2% Mozzarella cheese (28 grams)
  • 1 package 99% lean ground turkey (468 grams)
  • 1 container Fat free ricotta cheese (421 grams)
  • 4 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (20 grams)
  • 4 tbsp Liquid egg whites (60 grams)
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano, dried basil, garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cook 12 ounces of the pasta according to the boxed instructions; drain and set aside
  3. Cook the ground turkey until browned; drain any liquid and set aside
  4. While the turkey and the pasta are cooking combine the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, spices, and egg whites
  5. Add the ground turkey, marinara sauce and pasta in the cheese mixture, stir and combine
  6. Spray a 9x12 rectangle baking dish and evenly add the pasta mixture into the dish, top with mozzarella shreds and cover with aluminum foil
  7. Bake for 20 minutes
  8. Divide and serve!
  9. This recipe yields 7 large servings!

Nutrition Information

Yield

7

Serving Size

290 grams

Amount Per Serving Calories 371Total Fat 4.9gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 20.8mgSodium 240.3mgCarbohydrates 45.5gFiber 1.9gSugar 3.8gProtein 35.7g

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3 thoughts on “Skinny Baked Ziti”

  1. When do you add the mozzarella cheese? Is it with the Parmesan and ricotta mixture? Or do you top the casserole with the mozzarella cheese?

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