Zippy Veggie Ziti

SERVES: 6 portions

RECIPE TIME: 30 - 40 Minutes

What you need:

  • 1 ½ Cup Whole Wheat Penne Pasta, Dry
  • 2 lbs Ground Veggie
  • 2 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Parsley
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • ½ Cup Diced Onion
  • ½ Cup Shredded Cheese

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot and cook onions and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add ground veggies and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomato sauce, oregano, and parsley and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until pasta is al dente. Drain and cool.
  6. In a 9 by 13-inch baking dish, pour 1/3 of the simmered ground veggie and tomato sauce in the bottom of the dish, then 1/3 of the pasta, and then 1/3 of the shredded cheese.
  7. Repeat layering 2 more times.
  8. Cover casserole with foil and place in oven.
  9. Check every 15 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove foil for last 5 minutes of cooking to brown cheese.