• Prep 17 mins
  • Total
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

TIP: Serve the penne with your favorite sauce, like pesto, vodka, or Alfredo.


  • Contains Wheat
  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat, Milk/Dairy

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  • water, as needed
  • kosher salt, as needed
  • 1 pound dried ziti pasta
  • olive oil, as needed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cut in 1/2-inch pieces


  • Ninja™ Foodi™ NeverStick® Essential PossiblePot™
  • Step 1

    Fill ¾ of the Ninja PossiblePot with water and season liberally with salt. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. When the water is boiling, add the pasta and cook until al dente, about 10 to 13 minutes.

  • Step 2

    When the pasta is done, place the lid on the pot, align straining holes in the lid with either pour spout on the pot, then pour out the pasta water.

  • Step 3

    Return the pot to the stove, over no heat. Add olive oil and butter to the pasta and toss to coat. Serve immediately as is, or with favorite sauce.