Healthy Baked Ziti
14-1/2 ounce Whole Grain Penne Pasta
15 ounces Fat-Free Ricotta Cheese
2 Large Egg Whites
4 cups Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
2 Tablespoons Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese, shredded
3-1/2 cups Low Sodium Spaghetti Sauce
Olive Oil Spray
Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with olive oil.
In a large mixing bowl, combine ricotta, egg whites and 3 cups of the mozzarella cheese. Mix well. Add the garlic powder, salt, pepper and red flakes. Stir in the pasta until combined.
Spread 1 cup of the spaghetti sauce on the bottom of the dish. Add half the pasta. Top the pasta with another cup of sauce. Layer the remaining pasta over the sauce. Spoon the remaining 1 1/2 cups of the sauce over the pasta, then sprinkle the remaining cheeses on the top.
Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.