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Baked Ziti for the Slow Cooker

Easy Crock-Pot Pasta with a homemade tomato sauce.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Slow Cooker Ziti
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 357kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 28 ounce can tomato puree
  • 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 3 cups water, divided
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 16 ounce package whole grain rotini or ziti
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Fresh Parmesan for serving


  • Mix together tomato puree, tomato paste, 2 cups water, oil, honey, and spices together in slow cooker. Set to low and cook for 4-5 hours.
  • Turn slow cooker to high and mix in 1 cup water, pasta and cottage cheese. Top with cheese. Cover and let cook for about 45 minutes for whole grain pasta and 25 minutes for white pasta.
  • Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Ziti for the Slow Cooker
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 675mg29%
Potassium 815mg23%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1000IU20%
Vitamin C 15.2mg18%
Calcium 130mg13%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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