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Fire Island Ziti for Two Recipe
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Fire Island Ziti for Two Recipe

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I've always been fascinated by Fire Island and thought the name was fitting for this slightly spicy pasta dish. —Candace Reed, DeSoto, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 pound plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces uncooked ziti
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 581 calories, 30 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1339 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 27 g protein.


  1. Toss the tomatoes with 1 tablespoon oil, garlic and salt. Place cut side down in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Chop when cool enough to handle.
  2. Cook ziti according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 4 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook sausage in remaining oil until no longer pink. Add pepper flakes; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in tomatoes and heat through.
  3. Drain ziti mixture; toss with sausage mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Fire Island Ziti for Two in Taste of Home

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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