Baked ziti with chiles

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 small Red onion; finely chopped
1 large Garlic clove; minced
½ pounds Ground turkey
\N \N Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon Chopped fresh marjoram; (or 1 tsp. dried)
½ teaspoon Dried pepperoncini peppers; crushed, (to taste)
1 pounds Ziti
8 ounces Unsalted fresh mozzarella cheese; grated

Tony Lima (TonyLima@...)

1. In large, nonstick pan heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes, or until soft. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute longer.

2. Add turkey and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink.

3. Season with salt and pepper, then add tomatoes, chiles, and marjoram Bring to a simmer.

4. Reduce heat to medium-low and let sauce cook for about 30 minutes or until thickened.

5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 6. Cook the ziti to al dente. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add sauce and toss.

7. Transfer to an ungreased 2 quart baking dish and sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and top is lightly brown. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST V4 #282 by TonyLima@... (Tony Lima) on Jan 24, 1998

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