Weight Watchers Baked Ziti

Weight Watchers Baked Ziti Recipe


Weight Watchers Baked Ziti Recipe

A classic Italian Dinner with Ground Beef, oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and Mozzarella cheese.

You will only spend 15 minutes prepping this meal, which we all love!

This hearty dinner has just under 300 calories, and 7.8 grams of fat. We use lean ground beef, and part-skim Mozzarella cheese to make it lighter than the original version.

MyWW Points: 7 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan

7 WW Freestyle Points and 9 Smart Points.

A delicious comfort food pasta meal!

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Weight Watchers Baked Ziti

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Weight Watchers Baked Ziti

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Ingredients you will need:

How to make:

  1. Prepare the pasta according the directions on that package. Don’t add salt.
  2. Drain the water off of the pasta, and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F
  4. In a medium sized saucepan, add olive oil.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat.
  6. Add in garlic and saute for Two minutes
  7. Add in ground beef and cook until browned, approx 5 minutes.
  8. Drain fat and place saucepan back on the heat.
  9. Stir in the rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  10. Cook an additional Two minutes.
  11. Add in the tomatoes
  12. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for Five minutes.
  13. Place a thin layer of ground beef mixture on the bottom of the casserole dish.
  14. Place ½ of the prepared pasta in an even layer.
  15. Place ½ of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta
  16. Place ½ of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer
  17. Repeat each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.
  18. Bake in preheated oven approx 30 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

Equipment you will need:

Medium Saucepan
Pasta Pot
4-quart casserole dish


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Weight Watchers Baked Ziti

Weight Watchers Baked Ziti

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Weight Watchers Baked Ziti Recipe – A classic Italian Dinner with Ground Beef. 15 minute prep time. MyWW Points: 7 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan. A delicious pasta meal!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the pasta according the directions on that package. Don't add salt.
  • Drain the water off of the pasta, and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • In a medium sized saucepan, add olive oil.
  • Heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add in garlic and saute for Two minutes
  • Add in ground beef and cook until browned, approx 5 minutes.
  • Drain fat and place saucepan back on the heat.
  • Stir in the rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  • Cook an additional Two minutes.
  • Add in the tomatoes
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for Five minutes.
  • Place a thin layer of ground beef mixture on the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Place ½ of the prepared pasta in an even layer.
  • Place ½ of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta
  • Place ½ of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer
  • Repeat each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven approx 30 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

Notes

MyWW Points: 7 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan
7 WW Freestyle Points and 9 Smart Points

Nutrition

Serving: 191gCalories: 297.1kcalCarbohydrates: 39.5gProtein: 17.1gFat: 7.8gSaturated Fat: 3.9gCholesterol: 30.4mgSodium: 548.5mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4.7g
Keyword Dinner, Easy, Ground Beef, Italian, Kid Friendly, Low Fat, Pasta, Weight Watchers
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  1. How do you know how much to eat in a serving?

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