America's Test Kitchen Skillet Baked Ziti

Recipe by berly333
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 475.
  • Combine oil, garlic, pepper flakes, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in 12-inch ovensafe nonstick skillet and saute over medium-high heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. (If your skillet is not ovensafe, transfer the pasta mixture into a shallow 2-quart casserole dish before sprinkling with the cheese and baking).
  • Add crushed tomatoes, water, ziti and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Cover and cook, stirring often and adjusting heat as needed to maintain vigorous simmer, until ziti is almost tender, 15-18 minutes.
  • Stir in cream, Parmesan, and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over ziti. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until cheese has melted and browned, about 10 minutes. Serve.
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