One-Pot Tomato-Basil Ziti

One-Pot Tomato-Basil Ziti

Sweet, juicy cherry tomatoes and mild, buttery mozzarella make One-Pot Tomato-Basil Ziti quick and easy weeknight meal a delicious success. 

One-Pot Tomato-Basil Ziti
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Serves: Makes 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ (16-ounce) package ziti pasta
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup mozzarella pearls
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil
Instructions
  1. In a medium Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add 1 cup tomatoes and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add stock, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in pasta; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender, about 9 minutes.
  2. Stir shredded mozzarella and cream into pasta mixture until cheese is melted; remove from heat. Stir in mozzarella pearls, basil, and remaining 1 cup tomatoes; cook until heated through. Serve immediately.