Pasta: Ziti Italiano

posted by techgoddess 06-10-102 11:21 PM

Ziti Italiano

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped stuffed green olives
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 cups (14 ounce jar) spaghetti sauce
3 cups (8 ounces) ziti, uncooked
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

In large saucepan, heat oil and butter; add onion, celery, green pepper and garlic. Cook until tender but not brown. Add olives, parsley and sauce; simmer 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss pasta with sauce. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

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