Baked Ziti With Spinach


Author: Beachbody On Demand
Ingredients
  • 4 oz dry whole wheat ziti (or penne) pasta

  • 2 tsp. olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped

  • 1 (10-oz.) bag raw spinach

  • 1½ cups whole peeled tomatoes (like San Marzano or Cento) crushed or pureed in blender or food processor.

  • ¼ cup finely chopped basil leaves

  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

  • 1 dash crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

  • ¾ cup part-skim Mozzarella cheese divided use

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1½ cups part-skim ricotta cheese

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 375º F.

  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.