Ziti is long hollow pasta tubes about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) wide.
Cut versions are also made and can be somewhat wider, depending on the brand.
Cut with angled ends.
Cut with straight ends.
Wider tubes, cut with straight ends.
Takes about 8 - 9 minutes in boiling water to become tender to the bite. Cooking time will vary depending on whether you are cooking the long or short ones.
"Ziti" is an Italian word for "bridegrooms".
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