One Pot Baked Ziti with Ricotta – easy cheesy vegetarian pasta casserole made in one pot in 30 minutes!
Servings: 3 -4
230 g (8 oz) ziti or penne or similar pasta
1-2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp butter
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic
3 cups crushed tomatoes with juice
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning (oregano, basil and thyme)
1-2 tsp sugar
1 Tbsp red wine, optional
2 cups water
salt, black pepper
1 cup (230 g) ricotta cheese
1/2 cup (60 g) mozzarella, cut into small cubes
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
1 small egg
- OPTIONAL STEP: Soak ziti pasta in salty water while you’re preparing the sauce (to shorten cooking time).
- Saute onion in olive oil and butter until soft. Add garlic, tomatoes, wine, sugar and seasonings and cook for about 5-10 minutes.
- Drain pasta, add it together with 2 cups water to tomato sauce in the pot. Bring to boil, cover and cook on low boil, stirring from time to time, until pasta is tender, about 10-15 minutes.
- Visit One Pot Baked Ziti with Ricotta @ kitchennostalgia.com for full instructions.