Three Cheese Skillet Ziti

Three Cheese Skillet Ziti

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Shelia Rudick


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


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 16 oz
    ziti (1 package)
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage link, sliced
  • 1/2 lb
  • 1/4 c
    bell peppers
  • 1/3 c
    onion, chopped
  • ·
    oil reserved from browning sausage & hamburger
  • 4 Tbsp
    sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
  • 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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About Three Cheese Skillet Ziti

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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