Baked Ziti

Hey, y’all!!  Today, I am sharing one of my favorite recipes for large groups!  This recipe makes two large 9×13 pans, and is perfect for your next big gathering!  Or, you can make a pan for your family and share the other pan with a friend!   You won’t be disappointed!

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I love getting out all of my big pots and whipping this up for family and friends!



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground mild Italian sausage
  • 2 jars of your favorite marinara sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 16 oz Sour Cream
  • 1 16 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 pkg of sliced Provolone cheese
  • 6 cups shredded Italian cheese
  • 2 pkg Ziti Noodles (I use Penne noodles too!)


  1. Brown meat, drain
  2. Add Marinara Sauce and diced tomatoes to meat.  Simmer until heated through
  3. Boil Pasta, drain
  4. Mix Sour Cream and Ricotta together in separate bowl
  5. To assemble: Layer 1/4 of pasta on bottom of 2 9×13 pans, then provolone cheese, then 1/4 sour cream and ricotta mixture, then 1/4 of meat sauce, then 1.5 cups of shredded cheese.
  6. Repeat for second layer in both pans
  7. Bake at 375 until cheese is melted through.
  8. Enjoy!


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