Baked Ziti with Summer Squash

baked zizi with summer squashBAKED ZITI WITH SUMMER SQUASH

Weight Watchers : Cook it Fast

2 cups (about 6 oz.) whole wheat ziti of penne

2 tsp. olive oil

1 yellow summer squash, thinly sliced

1 small zucchini, thinly sliced

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 cups fat-free ricotta cheese

1 cup shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese

Cook ziti according to package directions, omitting salt if desired; drain.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Spray 8-inch square baking dis with non-stick spray.

Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Add squash, zucchini and garlic; cook, stirring until softened, about 6 minutes.  Stir in cooked ziti and marinara sauce.

Combine all together; transfer mixture to prepared baking dish; top with some extra mozzarella cheese.  Bake until heated through and bubbling, about 20 minutes.

Cook’s Note:  To add even more flavor to this dish, stir a handful of chopped fresh basil into pasta before baking.

(Recipe: Baked Ziti with Summer Squash was in Weight Watchers – Cook it Fast; August, 2014)