Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn

Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn is a creamy cheesy pasta recipe that is baked along with stringy mozzarella cheese and the goodness of roasted veggies. Serve it along with a slice of garlic bread and you're good to go for a delicious dinner.

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Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn
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Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn, is a baked pasta dish.  Ziti is a tube like pasta similar to that of penne, however siti has no ridges on the outer surface and the edges are cut flat at 180 degrees unlike penne which are angularly cut. 

This ziti pasta is par boiled and tossed in a freshly made red pasta sauce, along with some shredded mozzarella, spooned into a large baking dish or individual ramekins and baked with yet another layer of string chewy mozzarella and a sprinkle of dried herbs. 

Serve the Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn along with Garlic Bread With Herb Butter RecipeBroccoli Salad Recipe with Roasted Onion & Peppers and a dessert of Eggless Choco Lava Cake Recipe and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

Try our other pasta recipes: 

  1. Spaghetti Aglio Olio Pasta Recipe with Bacon
  2. Baked Roasted Pumpkin Penne Pasta With Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe
  3. Pav Bhaji Flavored Pasta Recipe-Fusion Fusilli Pasta

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Ziti Pasta
  • For the roasted vegetables
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 12 Button mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup Del Monte Whole Corn Kernels
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 6 Basil leaves , torn
  • 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Red Chilli flakes
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese , shredded

How to make Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn

  1. To begin making the Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn, we will first cook the ziti pasta. 

  2. In a saucepan, add water and bring it to a boil. Once the water has boiled, add a teaspoon of salt.

  3. Add the ziti pasta to the boiling water and let it cook in the boiling water until it is al dente. This process should take a good 12-15 minutes.

  4. Once the pasta has cooked, drain the water and run the cooked ziti pasta under running water to stop the cooking process.

  5. Drizzle some oil on top of ziti pasta and make sure to coat all of the pasta with the oil so that the pasta doesn't stick to each other.

To roast the vegetables 
  1. In a shallow frying pan, heat olive on medium high flame, to this add the mushrooms and saute until the mushrooms are cooked through. 

  2. Next add the boiled corn kernels, salt and stir fry along with the mushrooms. Turn off the flame and set aside. 

To make the pasta sauce 
  1. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the olive oil with heat over medium. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion has turned transparent. This will take about a minute or so. 

  2. Once it's cooked through, add the tomato puree, the red chili flakes, salt, sugar, basil leaves and a sprig of rosemary. 

  3. Add about 2 tablespoons of water to bring it to a sauce like consistency.

  4. Bring the pasta sauce to a brisk boil and allow the sauce to slightly thicken. Check the salt and adjust according to taste.

  5. Once done, add the cooked ziti pasta, roasted mushrooms and corn and toss well to combine for 3 to 4 minutes until the ziti pasta and the vegetables is well coated with the pasta sauce. 

  6. Turn off the flame and add half the mozzarella cheese into the pasta and gently mix. 

  7. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius, in order to bake the pasta. 

  8. Next, neatly spoon the ziti pasta mixture into a large serving dish or just into individually ramekins. 

  9. Top the baking dish with the remaining shredded mozzarella cheese and sprinkle some dry herbs.

  10. Bake this in the oven for about 15 minutes until the cheese on the top has melted. 

  11. Remove the Baked Ziti Pasta from the oven and serve hot. 

  12. Serve the Cheesy Baked Ziti Pasta Recipe with Roasted Mushroom & Corn along with Garlic Bread With Herb Butter RecipeBroccoli Salad Recipe with Roasted Onion & Peppers and a dessert of Eggless Choco Lava Cake Recipe and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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