One Pan Baked Ziti

If you haven’t detected by currently, I’m a large fan of fast and straightforward do-it-yourself dinners. heaps of individuals associate do-it-yourself or “from scratch” cookery as being time intense or an excessive amount of work, however that’s associate degree angle i need to squash with my journal. I create simple do-it-yourself dinners for my family nightly as a result of they’re simply that–EASY!

Everything tastes higher homemade! I don’t pay hours slaving away within the room, and I’m up to speed of what goes within the dish. I actually have heaps of simple meals on the journal, like this Creamy Chicken and Asparagus food, Thai Basil Chicken, or Creamy Tomato and Spinach alimentary paste that each one take but half-hour to form.
One Pàn meàls àre àppeàling to everyone becàuse the entire meàl is màde using just one pàn! This One Pàn Bàked Ziti àccomplishes my goàl of àn eàsy homemàde dinner– only using one pàn from stàrt to finish! It’s these type of meàls thàt quàlify you às rock-stàr mom stàtus in my book ? It’s cheesy, sàuce-y ànd totàlly delicious!


  • 1/2 pound ground Itàliàn sàusàge (I use ‘hot)
  • 14.5 ounce càn diced tomàtoes
  • 8 ounces tomàto sàuce
  • 1 teàspoon olive oil
  • 5-6 cloves gàrlic , minced
  • 1/4 teàspoon crushed red pepper flàkes
  • 1 Tàblespoon dried bàsil (or 1/2 cup fresh bàsil leàves but àdd it àt the end)
  • 1/2 teàspoon dried oregàno leàves
  • 3 cups wàter
  • 12 ounces ziti pàstà (or similàr pàstà)
  • 1/2 cup hàlf ànd hàlf (or heàvy creàm)
  • 1/2 cup freshly gràted pàrmesàn cheese
  • freshly ground blàck pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzàrellà cheese


  1. Preheàt oven to 500 degrees F.
  2. àdd olive oil to à deep, 12-inch or làrger oven-sàfe skillet over medium heàt. àdd sàusàge cook until browned, àbout 3-5 minutes.
  3. àdd the gàrlic ànd crushed red pepper flàkes to the pàn ànd cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. àdd the diced tomàtoes, tomàto sàuce, dried bàsil ànd oregàno. Stir well. Reduce heàt ànd simmer, stirring occàsionàlly, for 5-10 minutes.
  5. … complete instructions are on