Baked Pasta with Zucchini and Mozzarella

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A easy pasta dish that can be a meal or a side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil.
  3. Saute Zucchini until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Transfer to an oiled shallow casserole dish.
  6. Cook pasta in boiling salted water, when pasta is almost cooked, drain and add to Zucchini.
  7. Add tomatoes, olives, Parmesan, rosemary and 1/2 of the mozzarella.
  8. Sprinkle with a little more salt and pepper; if desired.
  9. Gently mix together.
  10. Cover with the remaining mozzarella.
  11. Bake until cheese is melted and the top is slightly browned, about 15 minutes.

Reviews

(3)
Most Helpful

We liked this very much. Due to one of the other reviews, I threw in one finely chopped clove of garlic and some chopped onion when I sautéed the zucchini. My DH doesn't like black olives so I just used green ones. I am sure that we will make this one again!

Tea Girl December 10, 2008

I wanted to let you know that I tried this - but my flavor was very different than what was intended because I used monterey jack cheese (it worked in a weird way). The texture was good, it was easy, and I think it's a good way to get some veggies into my kids. I'll be making this again.

evewitch March 30, 2004

DH and I both came to the consensus that this dish needs onions and/or garlic. I personally did not care for the olives but given that I'm pregnant I'm super-sensitive to some tastes so it could be just me. My toddler ate really well so definite brownie points there. Easy to make and quick.

Missy Wombat September 08, 2003

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