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Creamy Baked Ziti
Creamy Baked Ziti

Creamy Baked Ziti

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Cook Minutes 40 Min
Prep : 20 Min Cook: 20 Min
Creamy is the key word here, as cream cheese takes a tomato and ziti pasta casserole to a whole new level of pasta deliciousness. Don't forget the double dose of cheese on top - it's the crowning glory on this baked pasta casserole.
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8 Servings
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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6 cups ziti pasta, uncooked
2 cups Classico di Napoli Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce
1 can (28 fl oz/796 mL) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
185 g (3/4 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, cubed
1-1/2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Light Grated Cheese
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Step 1
Heat oven to 375ºF.
Step 2
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Remove from pan; drain. Add pasta sauce, tomatoes and cream cheese to same pan; cook on medium heat 5 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Return pasta to pan; toss to evenly coat.
Step 3
Place half the pasta mixture in 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with layers of 3/4 cup mozzarella and remaining pasta mixture. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
Step 4
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Make Ahead
This flavourful pasta recipe can be assembled ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 8 hours before baking as directed, increasing the baking time to 30 to 35 min. or until pasta mixture is heated through.
Prepare using penne pasta.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 5 g
25 %
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 480 mg
21 %
Carbohydrate 54 g
Fibre 4 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin A
15 %
Vitamin C
35 %
20 %
25 %
8 servings, 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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