Ingredients:

8 oz Ronzoni® Ziti
3/4 lb ground beef
1 jar (24 oz.) pasta sauce
1 container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

1.  Heat oven to 350ºF. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

2.  Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium heat, brown meat until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pasta sauce; simmer 10 minutes.

3.  In small bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese and seasonings; set aside.

4.  Toss hot cooked pasta with meat sauce.

5.  In a 13x9x2-inch baking dish, spoon one-half pasta mixture; spread cheese mixture over top. Layer with remaining pasta; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

6.  Cover loosely with foil; bake 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.