Veggie Medley Ziti

2
Frances Quaempts-Miller

By
@Frantasm

Chicken broth adds a delicious extra zing to this hearty dish, but you can use vegetable broth for a vegetarian version.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    penne pasta
  • 1 jar(s)
    favorite meatless spaghetti sauce (32 oz.)
  • 1 1/8 c
    chicken broth, (or 1 can campbell's chicken broth)
  • 1 3/4 c
    freshly grated mozarella cheese
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 large
    zucchinis, chopped
  • 3 medium
    carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium
    white or yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg, ground
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil for sauteing

How to Make Veggie Medley Ziti

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

    In large skillet with olive oil, on med-high cook onions for 5 min. then stir in the following every few minutes, carrots, zucchini, broccoli, mushrooms & finally garlic.

    While veggies saute, boil pasta for 9-10 minutes in water (noodles should be al dente). Drain.

    Add spaghetti sauce, broth and all spices, except nutmeg, to the cooked veggies. Cook covered, stirring occasionally, for 10 min.

    Stir one cup of the veggie sauce into the noodles.
  2. In a 13x9 glass baking dish spoon 1/2 of noodle/sauce mix in bottom of pan. Sprinkle 1/2 cup parmesan & then 1 1/4 cup mozarella over noodle/sauce mix. Spread evenly 2 cups veggie sauce over cheese. Cover and bake for 20 min.
  3. Remove & uncover dish. Add remaining parmesan then mozarella evenly on top. Sprinkle nutmeg & return to oven for another 15 min.

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About Veggie Medley Ziti

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #veggies, #Ziti




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