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One Pot Ziti | Recipes

October 9, 2017

I got a new kitchen gadget- a dutch oven! It has been on my Pinterest list for months, and when I was at our local Target, it was in the clearance aisle- SCORE! So, I picked up this Threshold 6qt Dutch Oven in pink. They no longer have that color, but they have lots of great color options, and it’s less than $25!

The first recipe we made in it was this super simple and yummy one pot (my fav!) ziti. We originally made it with sausage, but in the recipe below, I have omitted it, as I felt it ruined it. Hi, I’m Chrissy, and I don’t really like meat.

Ingredients

1/2 med. onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes
1 (14.5oz) can tomato sauce
2 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
3 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 1/2 c. water
3 c. uncooked ziti
1/3 c. shredded parmesan cheese
1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 lb. mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced rounds
1 c. ricotta cheese

 

Directions

1. Turn oven broiler on high (for later).

2. Pre-heat dutch oven over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add olive oil and sautรฉ onion. Cook 4-5 minutes or until translucent.

3. Add diced tomatoes, sauce and paste, Italian seasoning, sugar and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Add water and ziti. Stir well making sure the ziti is submerged. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until the pasta is almost al dente.

5. Remove dutch oven from heat. Stir in shredded parmesan ย and mozzarella cheeses. With a spoon, dollop ricotta on top. Place sliced mozzarella on top. Place dutch oven in oven under broiler until cheese on top is hot and melted.

 

comments +

  1. Katie

    October 9th, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    We also just got a dutch oven and the first thing we made in it was pasta! It was so yummy! I definitely want to try your version.

  2. cwblog

    October 9th, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    I LOVE me some one pot dishes, so the more I can make in the dutch oven alone, the more of a winner it is for me!!! Less dishes is better!

  3. Kasually Katie

    October 9th, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    Yum! This looks amazing! ๐Ÿ˜ Baked ziti is one of my favorite Italian recipes. I will definitely have to try this sometime ๐Ÿ˜Š

  4. cwblog

    October 12th, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    I totally agree, mine too!

  5. Nicole

    October 10th, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Baked ziti brings me back to my childhood, my grandmother used to make it from scratch. And love this dutch oven!

  6. cwblog

    October 12th, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Oh my gosh, I bet that was amazing! Grandma’s always make the best food!

  7. Stephanie Barreca

    October 10th, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    In pink!!!! YAS! I am hoping to see more one pot recipes coming from this blog then! Haha Iove easy one pot anything! My pintrest board is filled with the most random stuff ever haha. I try not to look at it or ill end up purchasing half of it .. The pintrest trick… never ever look back at what you pinned

  8. cwblog

    October 12th, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Pinterest is where I keep my Christmas list ๐Ÿ˜‰

  9. Sarah Surman

    October 11th, 2017 at 5:39 am

    Yum – when am i coming over for dinner !? Your food always looks delicious !

  10. cwblog

    October 12th, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Ha! Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Courtney

    October 11th, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    This looks amazing! I’m all about one pot meals because it means less dishes. ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. cwblog

    October 12th, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    amennnn!

  13. Milly

    October 15th, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    I love trying out new recipes. This one is on the list. It looks yummy

  14. cwblog

    October 18th, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    Glad you liked it, it’s a good one!

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