three cheese skillet ziti

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Shelia Rudick
from Lewisville, TX

The oven uses so much energy, I adapted this recipe to cook on the stovetop.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For three cheese skillet ziti

  • 16 oz
    ziti (1 package)
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage link, sliced
  • 1/2 lb
    hamburger
  • 1/4 c
    bell peppers
  • 1/3 c
    onion, chopped
  • oil reserved from browning sausage & hamburger
  • 4 Tbsp
    sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning mix (or 1 tsp each oregano, basil)
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 16 oz
    diced, stewed tomatos
  • 1 c
    mozarella cheese, grated
  • 1/3 c
    parmesan, fresh grated

How To Make three cheese skillet ziti

  • 1
    Put ziti on to boil. While ziti is cooking, brown hamburger and sausage in large skillet. Transfer meat to large bowl leaving oils in skillet. Drain ziti, set aside.
  • 2
    Saute onions and peppers in hamburger oils. Drain off oils.
  • 3
    Add all ingredients to ziti, EXCEPT mozarella and parmesan cheeses.
  • 4
    Simmer 15 minutes. Fold in remaining cheeses and serve.
  • 5
    Great with Ceasar salad and garlic buttered bread!
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