My son, who is 8, LOVES it and asks for it weekly. Thanks for a great recipe!!! Added tomato sauce, tastefully simple onion onion seasoning and not as much basil. He ate almost 1/2 a serving! was delicious!!!! I hope you won't mind that I will blog about this on my blog and you are getting full credit for this. Made this last night… everyone loved it. When they asked what was for dinner I said, "Noodle City"! It was very bland and the can of crushed tomatoes weren’t a good choice. but then he ate 2 bowlfuls and said it was actually pretty good. Once it’s thawed , you say it takes a long time to heat up. My mouth waters looking at the beautiful photo though. It depends on how saucy you like it. I made a few tweaks, did not have whole wheat but veggie penne and added sauteed onion and ground beef. My daughter & I made his last night for a Potluck gathering at our home for her high school Theatre classmates. Mix well then transfer to the baking pan. The first one was good. Fitness Goals : Heart Healthy. This is so good. Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared pan and spread evenly. But you say to use "2 cups (8 oz) part skim mozzarella" Is cheese measured differently than liquid? Thanks for a great recipe! Is there a way to cut out more of the cheese from this dish? Does anyone know what the 21 day fix portions are for this recipe? So delish and loads of leftovers (only two of us). Taking this out of the oven in 5 mins!!! I even used fire roasted crushed tomatoes but still didn’t get a lot of flavor. Thank you! Will for sure make it again! We love this! I thought I would miss having meat in my meal, but I didn't. Thanks, Gina! Thanks so much for posting the WW points plus! I added chicken sausage, onions, and mushrooms. Does anyone have any idea about how many cup(s) 1/8 of this dish is? My kids ask for it and they dont even care there is spinach in it! is this 1lb of cooked or uncooked pasta?? Does this use crushed tomatoes or chopped tomatoes (diced)? The family said I need to keep this in the dinner rotation…WIN!! 8 oz fat free ricotta. Pingback: Baked Ziti with Spinach | Good Kitchen Blog. omg Gina you have done it again this is an amazing recipes  you are beyond talented!!! Thank you for all the great recipes. Baked Ziti with Spinach | Skinnytaste. Do you think I could sub in a little Greek cream cheese? Wie eignet sich dieses Essen für deine Tagesziele? The funny thing was that after we ate, he opened the computer and the recipe was still up on screen. I check it every morning with my morning cup of coffee Just about to make the baked ziti and wondering if you squeeze the water out of the spinach before sauteing it? It turned out great! I’m in Canada and all of our cans and weights are metric. Just wanted to say for anyone asking, I entered this into the recipe building using part skim ricotta since I also couldn't find fat free, and it came to 9 pts+. I made this last week and it was wonderful!! Skinnytaste - Low Fat Baked Ziti With Spinach. I grew up looking across the Sound to Long Island. I also served with some marinara on the side, I felt it needed a little sauce. Thank you so much! Made this one today. My husband says "homerun!". Or more mozzarella? My husband is fixated on having meat in his meals, Pingback: Weight Watcher – Baked Ziti with Spinach – Weight Watcher Recipes Id. (12 oz.) It's just me and my son, so these big recipes are wonderful. Mar 15, 2020 - Baked ziti is a favorite comfort dish in my home! I can't wait to try other recipes!! Have a family of three who enjoyed it and I easily froze the second half for a simple meal at a later date. Amy, I read this as add 1/2 of the mozzarella, all of the ricotta and parmesan, then, at the end top with the remaining 1/2 mozzarella. This was very good! Watching our carbs. I made this last night and it was a big hit! Did you mean by thawing, just to use it uncooked? My sister and I made this tonight and it was delicious!! I made this for dinner tonight and it was simply delicious. Fiancée had two bowls this will definitely be in my rotation! Can you use Italien seasoning if there is no fresh basil on hand? My husband loved it and took leftovers for lunch – he NEVER eats leftovers!! or should I freeze it for one night and then thaw? Roast until tender on the lower rack of the oven, about 15 to 20 minutes stirring halfway, until slightly browned tender. 8oz is one “cup” by weight (using water) but when you shred it you are increasing the surface area and there is air between the shreds- so if you shredded an 8oz block of cheese it would take two cups worth of space! I'm not sure off the top of my head, you'd have to look at the points in recipe builder and see if it makes a difference. What's the best way to freeze and then reheat the leftovers? Very light .. not heavy at all . Made this tonight and it was a huge hit! Thank you for the recipe! Thank you so much for sharing these amazing recipes. It was delicious and my BF loved it and ate two helpings, he didn't even know it was a lower fat dish. Serving Size : 0.125 portion. (I'm confused due to the cheese comments and just want to make sure.). It's easy and yummy, and my kids barely notice that their eating veggies. That should be OK. Maybe portion it out before you freeze? 7 / 67g übrig. Cheesy baked penne made with Italian chicken sausage, cheese and spinach. Hi gina,I am making this tonight and would like to know if i left out the spinach (kids don't like it) and used part skim ricotta instead how does it effect the nutritional information. I just made this for dinner. Next time I will use reduced-fat Ricotta and probably just save the calories for non-wheat noodles. Wow what a simple but delicious recipe! My two year old loved it…even asked for seconds! The spinach was still mostly frozen when I added it but I’m making it again with thawed spinach. Thanks! I made this for dinner two nights ago and it was a BIG HIT! Pingback: Freezer Meals for Maternity Leave (or any busy time in your life!) I’m participating in a freezer meal swap and I’m planning to make this. Pingback: Menu- March 19th – 26th – Bobbie Lane. I noticed the same thing in some other recipes. The ziti tastes lighter, and delicious. I made this yesterday with fresh spinash and it was delicious!!! I made this tonight with vegetable rotini (about 20oz of it, the plain, spinach and tomato kind), added half of an onion, added a medium-size can of diced tomatoes and cooked until onion was done. It was absolutely delicious! So quick and easy and even my picky 3 year old ate it! I made this with part-skim ricotta. 296 / 2,000 cal übrig. I surprised my fiancee with this and he LOVED IT! How would i change the cook time? Thanks Rachel! This was AWESOME. or heating time? I like basil, but not quite that much. Add chopped spinach, salt pepper and chopped tomatoes. I am based in London, England – what is ziti? They help me get through very busy weeks all the time. I really like that it can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for later. We really enjoyed this dish – perfect for meatless Mondays. Thanks for another great recipe! 296 Kcal. Bowles, nothing makes me happier than knowing my recipes can get the little ones to eat their veggies! My boys had thirds and my toddler had fourths! Will not be making this again. I did add some shredded parm to the top and I could have used more tomatoes and ricotta, but other than that it was perfect! Penne or rigatoni would also work fine if you can't find ziti! Do you drain it and squeeze it dry first or all liquid and all? I would keep an eye on it. I just did!! How do you incorporate your quinoa – cooked or uncooked? OHMYGODOk, I just made this! I have tried many of your recipes over the past month and have enjoyed them all!!! The mozzarella substitute is a vegan cheese that's flavored as mozzarella. We LOVE this! can I freeze this after it has been cooked or should I freeze it before hand? I made this but had to cut way back on the ricotta because I can't find fat free ricotta anywhere in Southern California. When I read Polly-O, I knew you had to be from back East! I am making this right now! Hubby and 4 year old son approved! I look at it daily. I was scared they'd freak when they saw all the green, but I just told them it was "green silly" noodles and that's all they needed. Even my kids liked it! Because that’s all that I have on hand and I really want to make this tonight! This recipe sounds amazing. Thanks for this recipe, and for this website! I love any kind of pasta with cheese . Delish! I started WW two weeks ago and your recipes are helping me from getting bored. Thanks! Maybe some water? Thank you so much for all the help!-Valerie. Your recipes are beyond delicious, Gina – thank you so much for sharing! Thanks! It was delicious! LOVE your recipes! I halved the recipe because it's just my husband and I and it turned out perfect! This can be assembled a day ahead and kept refrigerated, let it sit at room temperature 30 minutes before baking. I tried this dish last night and it was AMAZING!! It's in the oven and smells so good! LOL your recipes are great! I can't wait to try more of your recipes. or would I make your marinara sauce? My kids LOVED this meal. I measured with my little measuring cups, and want to make sure it was 9 pts+ for the 2 cups, and not 18. This one is not at all! I topped with the remainder of all three and it was delish! Thank you Gina for the amazing recipes they are life changing!! 1 tsp oregano. Easy to make, satisfying and makes great leftovers!! Anyone else ? This looks great, and I can't wait to try it. Drain and return to pot. I also crumbled italian sausage in that mixture too. Made this tonight and enjoying right now as I chew on all this deliciousness!!!….. Hi Gina –I LOVE, LOVE your website! Added extra lean chicken sausage (13 oz) to make the full 9×13 baking dish. I made it with 1 lb like you have written. Could you please include metric measurements? Top with the remaining mozzarella. Date Added: 12/6/2016 Source: My husband instantly said, "there's no meat in this!" Cant wait to have it as a leftover tomorrow… Both grocery stores i went to didnt have FF Ricotta but only lowfat so had to go with that.. but amazing amazing!!! This looks like something my kids and husband will like as well! May 27, 2019 - Explore Ana Marmanillo's board "Baked Pasta with Sausage and Spinach | Skinnytaste" on Pinterest. I made this last week and my meat-eater-non healthy hubby LOVED it as did I! If you use whole wheat pasta, would that change the points any? This is my favorite recipe blog! This has become one of my go-to meals. I didn't have Ziti…so I used Penne, also used fresh spinach (cause I had to use it up). Cheese is measured by weight. Can’t wait for leftovers for lunch tomorrow. Yay Jen!! THANK YOU SO MUCH. A great dish for Meatless Mondays, or any day of the week. Thanks! Thank you so much for the recipe! A great dish for Meatless Mondays, or any day of the week. Since in the recipe it says to use half at one point and half later on. Maybe a half can of crushed tomatoes? Pingback: Baked Penne with Italian Sausage and Spinach | The Friendly Edit, Made this tonight and loved it! 20 % 17g Protein. My family did not like this recipe at all. Thanks! 21 %7 gFat. Thanks Gina!Cristy. I made this last night. Yes I did use a different brand because I could not find that Ronzoni Smart Tast Ziti. Mix well then transfer to the baking pan. We made this tonight. Also we thought it was a bit dry. I replaced the ricotta with chèvre frais, added more spinach & used a small can of tomatoes. Just got done devouring this dish! Season with basil, oregano, salt and pepper. I made this 2 nights ago, and now I am making it again for company!! My 5yo asked about the green stuff and I steered the conversation to the benefits of basil:) Thanks so much! 1 lb high fiber ziti such as Ronzoni Smart Taste. Natrium 1,776g. I also used penne and bow tie pasta because that's what I had on hand. to the sauce. This was just fabulous! 18 % 7g Fette. Came out delicious. Add sauce to the pasta and combine the ziti. This is in my oven right now and smells delicious. Will become a new recipe to a list of weekly meals! Thanks!!! Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a large baking sheet with oil, toss the peppers, zucchini, fennel, asparagus, red onion and garlic with balsamic, olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, black pepper, and dried herbs. Most went in the freezer, but I had one serving at lunch today. I made this tonight for dinner along with your easy garlic busicuts and my family loved it. LOVED IT!!! I normally do baked ziti with a full 32 oz container of ricotta. I used fresh baby spinach and sautéed it with the onions and mushrooms. or should I say Gratzi! Wie eignet sich dieses Essen für deine Tagesziele? I was surprised she was even willing to try this but – she was very impressed! I added dried parsley and a little bit of crushed red pepper as well. 5 9 4 SP 296. Thanks for all your inspiration and great recipes. 524 / 2,300g left. 20 % 17g Protein. This will definitely become a regular around here. Mit der weiteren Nutzung von MyFitnessPal erklärst du dich mit den aktualisierten Nutzungsbedingungen von MyFitnessPal einverstanden. 8 oz fat-free ricotta . My son recently turned one and his doc said to ditch the bottle and start feeding him whatever we are eating. I added a dash of hotsauce and just a sprinkle of salt – so good. thanks for the great recipe:-). I love Delallo – tried the 365 Whole Foods brand as well, not my favorite. Getting him to eat spinach was a true victory in my book. It is my "go to". Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. Making this for dinner tonight, but I will be cutting the recipe in half. Portionsgröße: 0.125 portion. THANK YOU . I also made this tonight! 5 9 4 SP 296 Calories 316. Makes a lot but it is just as good the second day. He had seconds. I made your clam chowder the other day– it's become part of our regular rotation of meals. Thanks for the recipe! thanks! It was great. Can I just say how much I love this website? I followed the directions exactly and my dish looked just as pictured, but something was really missing. Hi! Both my 13yo daughter and I loved it! Quck Question: Does anyone know the weight per serving size?? Generic - Skinnytaste Low Fat Baked Ziti With Spinach. Will definitely be making this one again! The points are for 16 oz. One to eat, and the other to freeze in portions. I made this for my boyfriend and I last night and was suprised how FILLING it was! Feb 1, 2020 - Baked ziti is a favorite comfort dish in my home! Oh yum! I added some ground beef, but other than that I stuck with the recipe. Pingback: 50 Weight Watchers Recipes For Weight Loss – 5 Min To Health. Thanks for the tasty recipes! This site has changed my way of eating. Cheesy baked pasta made with Italian chicken sausage, mozzarella, ricotta, Pecorino Romano and spinach (but don’t worry, no one will care about the green stuff). Making it again tonight. It says 2 cups 8 ounces. We eat it with a garden salad, the portions and generous and satisfying. It was a big hit!!!! Thanks so much for making this Weight Watcher journey a little easier and enjoyable!! Fat 60g. We all wanted it to be really good, and we all chugged through it like champs. Next time, I think I will precook the spinach and squeeze out the extra water. 21 % 7g Fette. I would like to take this to a new mom. Really delicious and hits that comfort food craving. of cooked Veal sausage for 10 pts.+ per serving and it was delicious. All in all my family and I loved it and will definitely be making it again. Agree, dish was very bland. Another fantastic dinner thanks to you Ms. Gina…… Gracias! I made this recipe tonight for dinner and my boyfriend and I love love loved it!! I just have one question. Also this Sausage and Peppers Macaroni Casserole. I would definitely add some tomato sauce next time. I swapped the ricotta for fat free cottage cheese and was really pleased. Make sure it is covered and tightly sealed while refrigerating. I wish I had used the SmartTaste pasta instead of the whole wheat kind I had at home. To you Ms. Gina…… Gracias satiated my craving for something that I stuck with the garlic and fresh herbs even. Blogging and weight Watchers lunch bunch this was already asked… there are soooooo many comments and I last and... 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