Ziti Baked With Spinach, Tomatoes and Smoked Gouda

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

taken from 'The Charlotte Observer' May 14, 2007

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to directions; drain. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Heat oil in a dutch oven on medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add spinach; cook 30 seconds or until spinach wilts, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add pasta and 3/4 cup cheese to tomato mixture, tossing well to combine.
  2. Spoon pasta mixture into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese melts and begins to brown.


Most Helpful

Fast and easy! My whole family liked it. I added rotisserie chicken and used a little more gouda. I left out the yellow pepper because i did not have one.

lpittroff January 21, 2010

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