Ziti

Cut tubular pasta, ziti captures the flavors of sauces and seasonings to give these dishes additional pizzazz. Whether it's tossed with chicken and interesting ingredients or baked in layers of cheeses and sauces, these ziti recipes are a great choice for weeknight family dinners or entertaining with friends.

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How to Make Baked Ziti

Sure, your friend's Italian-American grandmother knows how to make baked ziti, but why not gather a few tricks yourself? Ziti, a dish that's as beloved as spaghetti with meatballs, is poised to be your next Sunday supper.

Spinach Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Basil, prosciutto, and pine nuts pack plenty of flavor into this cool side-dish salad.

Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

A baked pasta recipe is a surefire crowd pleaser, especially when it's full of Italian meatballs, tangy pasta sauce, and luscious cheeses.

How to Make Ziti

Just about every Italian joint in the U.S. knows how to make ziti, but why not put it together at home next time you're craving a hearty, red-sauce meal? Ziti--also referred to as baked ziti, depending on the preparation--is as honored among Italian-Americans as spaghetti with meatballs.

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta

Midwest Living

Arugula is a spicy little green that gives this fresh tomato pasta a peppery bite. For a more mellow flavor use spinach instead of arugula.

Total: 30 mins

Ziti With Blue Cheese Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

This pasta side dish includes a full serving of vegetables. Blue cheese and sour cream team up for a richly pleasing sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Cincinnati-Style Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Thinner than most chile con carne and redolent with sweet spices, this Ohio specialty put Cincinnati on the culinary map. Residents enjoy it many ways, including as a hot dog topping and mixed with pasta and topped with a mountain of cheddar cheese.

Second-Helping Pasta

Midwest Living

Roast sweet peppers and use canned tomatoes to make this healthy meatless main dish.

Chicken Mac and Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken breasts add extra protein to this favorite pasta casserole recipe.

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta

Better Homes and Gardens

Arugula is a spicy little green that gives this fresh tomato pasta a peppery bite. For a more mellow flavor use spinach instead of arugula.

Total: 30 mins

Baked Ziti

Family Circle

Baked Ziti Soup

Parents

Your slow cooker does all the work for you in this Italian vegetable soup. Pair it with a panini or a green salad and a slice of garlic bread.

Cincinnati-Style Chili Casserole

Diabetic Living

In Cincinnati chili parlors, chili is often served over spaghetti. This totable recipe has the consistency of a casserole, and with ziti (thick tube shapes) or gemelli (short twists), it's easily spooned up from the potluck table.

Pasta with Ricotta and Vegetables

Diabetic Living

Getting in your daily servings of vegetables is easy when you feature this bouquet of veggies over pasta.

Total: 25 mins

Ziti with Meat Sauce

Diabetic Living

The 95-percent-lean ground beef helps lower the fat and calories in this hearty pasta dinner. Using whole wheat ziti boosts the fiber.

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