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Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork

    Servings: 4


    • 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)


    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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