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Baked Vegetable Ziti

This meatless meal is packed with veggies, and it's even kid-approved! Tender pasta and a creamy cheese sauce with broccoli and carrots make this a delicious vegetarian dinner the whole family will love. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Keyword Baked Vegetable Ziti
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 24 oz Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup kale chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli chopped
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp Italian seasonings
  • 2/3 cup shredded colby and cheddar mix cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup mozzarella

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta until it is al dente' then drain it, and place the pasta in a bake dish.
  • Sprinkle in the garlic powder, Italian seasonings, onion powder, salt, and pepper. lightly toss the pasta.
  • Add in all of the vegetables, and fold in.
  • Pour the alfredo sauce over the pasta and vegetables, then stir in.
  • Sprinkle in the cheddar and colby mixed cheese, and mix the ingredients until everything is nicely incorporated.
  • Top the pasta off with the mozzarella cheese.
  • Optional, sprinkle parsley flakes on top of the mozzarella.
  • Bake the pasta, uncovered, on 350 F for 30 minutes.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes before digging in!
  • Enjoy with a nice green salad and bread sticks!

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