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Summer Vegetable Baked Ziti

This simple Summer Vegetable Baked Ziti is a summer time twist on a classic favorite.Great for summer time pot lucks or BBQ's.


  • 16 oz box of Ziti Pasta
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 15 oz. Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese divided
  • 1 jar Homestyle Thick and Hearty Traditional Sauce Ragu Homestyle Pasta Sauce
  • 3 cups chopped summer squash and zucchini I used 1 1/2 cups each
  • Salted for pasta water


  • Preheat your oven to 350
  • Bring your salted water up to a boil and drop your ziti
  • Cook your pasta until al dente (about 9-11 mins)
  • While the pasta is cooking wash your veggies and dice the summer squash and zucchini (set aside)
  • Finely chop your parsley
  • In a bowl mix together the egg, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, 1 1/2c mozzarella cheese and parsley
  • Drain your pasta and place in a large bowl
  • Mix the pasta and summer veggies with your Homestyle Thick and Hearty Traditional Sauce Ragu Pasta Sauce
  • Combine the cheese mixture into the pasta until well blended
  • Add your Summer Vegetable Baked Ziti to a 9 x 13 baking dish lightly sprayed with cooking spray
  • Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top
  • Bake at 350 for 45 mins or until golden bubbly
  • ENJOY!