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Cheesy Baked Ziti Skillet with Beef

Looking for a cheesy, meaty and a meal to feed the family? Wait no more! This meal has been a life saver as it’s super easy and a perfect meal prep or multiple servings. We absolutely love pasta and this baked ziti recipe is absolutely a delicious and your family will love it. Pair it with some warm garlic bread and Bon Appetit!

Cooking Method
Courses ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min Total Time: 35 mins
Servings 6
  • 1 pound Pasta (Penne or Mezze Rigatoni)
  • 1 tablespoon Avocado Oil
  • 1 pound Ground Beef (90% Lean)
  • 1 White Onion (Chopped)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Minced)
  • 2 tablespoons Oregano
  • 1 jar Tomato Sauce
  • 7 Slices of Smoked Provolone Cheese
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese (Shredded)
  • 1 cup Parmesan (Graded)
  • 1 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. 

  2. Add your pasta and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes. Then drain and set it aside. 

  3. Grab a large skillet or pan, oil it with the avocado oil. Then add the ground beef and chopped onion over medium heat. 

  4. Once the ground beef and onion starts to brown. Add the garlic, oregano and tomato sauce. 

  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  6. Grab a cast iron skillet or 9x13 dish and spray with oil.
  7. Add the pasta to the cast iron skillet or baking dish then sprinkle 1/4 cup of mozzarella and parmesan cheese. 

  8. Then place the sliced provolone cheese, sour cream, meat sauce mixture on top of the pasta. 

  9. Lastly top with rest of the grated Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and place the skillet or dish into the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes; until cheese starts to bubble/brown. 

Keywords: delicious, homemade, cheesy, pasta