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Baked ziti with vegetables

Recipe Information

Servings 2
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Broccoli; Ziti
Category Pasta; Vegetables
Meal Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cook Method Baking
Cuisine Italian
Diet Low Cholesterol; High Protein; High Fiber; Vegetarian


  • 2/3 cup (about 2 ounces) uncooked ziti 

  • 1 can (14 ounces) low-sodium tomatoes, drained (reserve 1/2 cup of the juice)

  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped

  • 1/2 cup carrots, sliced

  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced

  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil 

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano 

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese 

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and coat a baking dish with cooking spray.

  • Cook pasta according to the package directions and drain thoroughly.

  • Combine juice from the canned tomatoes, broccoli, carrots, and green pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes until tender, then add mushrooms and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes.

  • Add tomatoes, basil, oregano, and black pepper, cooking for 3-5 minutes.

  • Transfer cooked vegetables to a bowl. Add cooked pasta and mozzarella cheese, stirring well. Pour into baking dish, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes, then remove the foil after 15 minutes.

  • Serve immediately in individual bowls.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 360 cal

  • Fat: 11g

  • Saturated fat: 6g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 35mg

  • Sodium: 613mg

  • Potassium: 564mg

  • Carbohydrate: 45g

  • Fiber: 9g

  • Protein: 23g

  • Calcium: 541g