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Gratineed Ziti and Spinach Parmesan Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Gross
Added: Sunday, February 6, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 med. onion-chopped, 3 garlic cloves-fine chop, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 can(35 oz.) Italian peeled tomatoes, 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 10 oz. cooked ziti, 1 lb fresh spinach-stems discarded, rinsed, dried and chopped, 6 oz part skim mozzarella-cut into 1/2 "dice, 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In skillet, cook onion and garlic in oil over med heat until soft (about 5 minutes). Break up tomatoes, add with their juice to skillet. Add red pepper. Increase hear and boil sauce, stirring, until reduced (about 18 minutes). Season with salt and pepper. Keep warm. Preheat boiler or oven. Meanwhile, cook ziti al dente(9-11 minutes) Drain well and return to dry pot. Sit in spinach, mozzarella, and 1/3 cup Parmesan. Add tomato sauce and toss. Transfer to shallow gratin dish and sprinkle remaining 2/3 cup Parmesan on top. Broil for 2 minutes until browned on top. Serve at once.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can add leftover cooked chicken cut into chunks for variation. Great for easy, one dish supper.

 

 

 

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