Ziti Ham and Mushroom Casserole Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 , coarsely chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
 Sliced mushrooms2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Crushed tomatoes28 Ounce
 Reduced sodium reduced fat baked ham8 Ounce, chopped
 Frozen peas4 Ounce, thawed
 Part skim ricotta cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ziti1 Pound
 Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese2 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1308 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.7%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g35.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 37.2 mg

Sodium 907.2 mg37.8%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.6%

Dietary Fiber 31.4 g125.5%

Sugars 22.5 g

Protein 77 g154.1%

Vitamin A 86.3% Vitamin C 88.9%

Calcium 56.1% Iron 59.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a pot, boil water and blanch ziti, drain, rinse and set aside.

MAKING
2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil, add onion, garlic and sauté until soft, add mushrooms, tomatoes and simmer until sauce thickens.
3. Add ham, peas, ricotta cheese, pepper and simmer for a couple more minutes.

FINALISING
4. In a 13x9x2-inch baking dish, place ziti pasta, add half of the sauce and mix. The remaing half of the sauce, pour over the pasta and sprinkle mozzarella over the top.
5. in a preheated oven, bake the casserole at 225 degrees centigrade for about 20 minutes, until cheese is melted ad bubbling.

SERVING
6. Serve hot.
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