Ziti Baked with Spinach, Tomatoes, and Smoked Gouda
Ziti Baked with Spinach, Tomatoes, and Smoked Goud This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Add onion and pepper; saut 5 minutes.
Add garlic to pan; saut 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add spinach to pan; cook 30 seconds or until spinach wilts, stirring frequently.
Add pasta and 3/4 cup cheese to tomato mixture, tossing well to combine. Spoon pasta mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish lightly coated with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until cheese melts and begins to brown.