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Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork

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Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork

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  • 12 oz. ground pork (lean)
  • 8 oz. penne pasta (whole grain, about 3 cups)
  • 3 cups tomato pasta sauce (spicy, OR plain tomato-basil pasta sauce)
  • 2/3 cup ricotta cheese low fat
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese (OR Asiago cheese, freshly grated)
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    1. Cook pasta in large saucepan with unsalted water according to package directions. Drain well.
    2. Meanwhile, cook ground pork over medium-high heat in large, nonstick skillet about 3 minutes or until pork is no longer pink, breaking pork in to 3/4-inch crumbles. Drain and discard any juices.
    3. Add hot pasta to ground pork in skillet. Stir in pasta sauce and ricotta cheese. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until hot, stirring occasionally.
    4. Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.
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    Enrico Spinola Jr 5 months ago
    Needs more seasoning and instructions around tomato sauce I’m Italian and doctored it up but still
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    Drotar 6 months ago
    Super easy and delicious
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    Brittany Buchanan 7 months ago
    it was delicious! i had a pound of ground pork, used penne pasta, cottage cheese instead of ricotta cheese (and a whole cup since i had extra pork), extra sauce which honestly it didn't need, and a can of corn. will definitely be making this again!
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    Walker 8 months ago
    Turned out great though I used rotini and substituted cottage cheese for the ricotta and topped it off with a few dashes of Pepper Plant sauce. It was incredibly delicious!
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    Donna Height 8 months ago
    I added to my recipe garlic,red onion,fresh diced Plum tomatoes,and spices as well such as basil,oregano. I used parsley and green onion to garnish. This meal was a hit at my home. 10/10
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    Jazmin 10 months ago
    Added garlic and onion to the ground pork, salted the pasta, and some fresh basil for some razzle. My two year and I ate it up. Toddler approved.
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    I added some basil, thyme, and oregano so it wouldn't be too bland. Turned out really good and was easy to make. I served it with garlic bread.
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    Ann 2 years ago
    Really good! Thanks,
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    Linda Kaye 2 years ago
    It turned out excellent! I added onion and yellow and red peppers to the ground pork in the skillet. I didn't have any penne pasta and I used a garofalo pasta. And I used a four cheese pasta sauce instead too. I think the ricotta cheese is what really makes it delicious. I also added parsley flakes just to give it some color at the end and then put in grated parmesan cheese.
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    Really easy and tasty
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    Tyler L. 3 years ago
    I think it looks fine. Added my own twist with some sriracha for some heat. (Lightly)
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    Irby 3 years ago
    This was yummy! I substituted chickpea noodles for regular pasta and crumbled tofu for ricotta to make it even healthier.
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    Paul G. 3 years ago
    Used bulk Italian Sausage instead of ground pork. Also added minced garlic to the sausage the last 30 seconds before adding the rest of the ingredients. A flavor pasta sauce is key to making this flavorful.
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    Good, quick and easy. I didn't have ricota, added some mussarela though. I'll try again another time.
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    Alexander N. 4 years ago
    Decent enough dish though some garlic and maybe even minced shallots would have improved this recipe to a 5 star. Ricotta cheese was a welcome addition though.
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    Davenport 4 years ago
    Delicious! I made enough for leftovers! Probably won't make it thru the night.
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    Tim Kirkendall 4 years ago
    Really good, easy and quick. Only involved a few ingredients and the leftovers warm up excellent!
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    kyra keathley 5 years ago
    Very good, easy. Will definitely make it again.
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    Austin Steele 5 years ago
    Very good, quick and easy!
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    Marlene Gray 5 years ago
    Good I used too much meat hubby likes
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    Sylwia Jaskolka 5 years ago
    I used basil and tomato sauce and it turned out pretty good quick and easy meal good for busy moms such as myself. Taste wise it isnt the most amazing thing but for being quick and easy its yummy. Thanks for the recipe might add in onion and/or garlic next time for extra flavor