Baked Vegetable Ziti

Makes 4 servings

4 oz. uncooked ziti pasta (about 1.5 cups)
4 medium summer squash
2 medium zucchini
½ medium onion
3 small-medium tomatoes
2 garlic cloves
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Fresh basil and oregano
½ cup mozzarella cheese
½ tsp. salt
Dash of black pepper
1 large egg
1/4 cup (2 oz.) part-skim ricotta cheese
½ cup mozzarella cheese

1. Cook pasta according to directions on package, drain and set aside.
2. Chop squash, zucchini and onion. Seed and chop tomato, mince garlic and add to pan. Add olive oil to pan on medium heat. Add veggies and sauté about 5 min.
3. Meanwhile, chop basil (about 2 Tbsp.) and oregano (about 2 tsp.). Remove pan from heat, add pasta, mozzarella, herbs, salt and pepper.
4. In mixing bowl, beat egg and ricotta together. Place in casserole pan coated with cooking spray. Mix with pasta mixture. Sprinkle mozzarella over the top. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until bubbly and browned.

Nutrition Analysis per serving: 301 calories, 12g fat, 17g protein, 33g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 420mg sodium

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