Slow Cooker Beef Ziti

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef, browned & drained*
  • ½ pound sausage, browned and drained*
  • 1 tablespoon spaghetti seasoning herbs
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups Italian cheese blend mozzarella cheese*
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce (25 oz.)
  • 1 package penne noodles (16 oz)*
  • 1 cup beef broth

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine the ground beef, sausage, spaghetti sauce, seasonings and beef broth.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, combine the ricotta cheese and mozzarella cheese.

To Prepare:

  1. Spray slow cooker cooking pot with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Place ¼ cup spaghetti sauce mixture in the bottom of slow cooker with ½ of the uncooked noodles, spread ½ of the cheese over the top, ¼ cup of sauce and then repeat.
  3. Finish with cheese. Cook on low for 7 hours or high for 4 hours. Serve with green salad and French bread.

Notes

*Available in Braum’s Fresh Market