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 he.he.!

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:

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!

skinny baked ziti

Full baked ziti recipe below:

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

Skinny Baked Ziti

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 7
Calories 371 kcal

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

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

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 290 grams
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 44.1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.9g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20.8mg 7%
Sodium 240.3mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 45.5g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
Sugars 3.8g
Protein 35.7g 71%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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