Tuesday, December 16, 2014

beef and pork ziti... 30 minutes

the goods:

1 pound rotini pasta
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground pork
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
1 cup water
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf parsley

Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef, pork, onion, and garlic until meat is no longer pink. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in crushed tomatoes, water, seasonings and cooked pasta. Continue cooking ziti over medium-low heat for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently until completely heated through. Remove from heat and top with shredded cheese and parsley. Cover skillet and let stand for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

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