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Vegetarian Ziti Gratinee

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“Nice pasta dish! There are a lot of things that you can do with this, you can sub different vegetables or add more, if you like. I did not use basil leaves, a personal preference, but the recipe can use it!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Over medium-low heat, add the the oil to a large skillet with the onions, garlic and bay leaf, stirring occasionally, until the onions have softened.
  3. Add the eggplant and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until the eggplant has softened.
  4. Stir in the zucchini, red bell pepper, tomatoes, and 1 teaspoon salt, and cook obver medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Stir in the basil (if using) and a few grinds of pepper to taste.
  6. Cook ziti according to pkg directions.
  7. Drain the ziti, then toss with ricotta cheese, eggs, olive oil, Parmesan, and 1 teaspoon salt.
  8. Spoon half the ziti into a lighlty oiled 4 qt casserole dish.
  9. Top with ratatouille and then the remaining ziti.
  10. Sprinkle with cheddar.
  11. Cover and bake for 20 minutes.
  12. Uncover and cook 10 minutes longer.

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