One Pot Baked Ziti with Ricotta Recipe

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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


  1. OPTIONAL STEP: Soak ziti pasta in salty water while you’re preparing the sauce (to shorten cooking time).
  2. Saute onion in olive oil and butter until soft. Add garlic, tomatoes, wine, sugar and seasonings and cook for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. Visit One Pot Baked Ziti with Ricotta @ for full instructions.

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