Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti

Weight Watchers Friendly Baked Ziti

This weight Watchers Baked Ziti need only 15 minutes to prepare and it’s an Italian Dinner with Ground Beef, oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and Mozzarella cheese.


  • 12 oz ziti pasta – uncooked
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ⅓ lb ground beef – lean
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese – part-skim shredded


  1. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on that package. Don’t add salt.
  2. Drain the water off of the pasta, and set it aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F
  4. In a medium-sized saucepan, add olive oil.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat.
  6. Then add in garlic and saute for about 2 minutes
  7. Add the minced meat and cook for five minutes.
  8. Before placing the saucepan back on the heat, drain the fat.
  9. Now you can add 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 5 minutes.
  13. On the bottom of the casserole dish, place a thin layer of ground beef mixture.
  14. Place half of the prepared pasta in an even layer.
  15. Place half of the ground beef mixture evenly over the pasta.
  16. Place half of the mozzarella cheese in an even layer over the meat layer.
  17. Do this with each layer with the remaining pasta, meat sauce, and cheese.
  18. Bake in pre preheated oven approx about for thirty minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.


The recipe makes 8 servings

7-9 PersonalPoints™ per serving
*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary depending on your individual plan.

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