Ziti Pasta Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Ziti Pasta.


There are 579 calories in Ziti Pasta.


Nutrition Facts
Ziti Pasta
Serving Size:


serving (2 cups) (484 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 170
Calories 579

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 grams

Saturated Fat 9.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5 grams

Cholesterol 82 milligrams

Sodium 1349 milligrams

Potassium 848 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 71 grams

Dietary Fiber 6.8 grams

Sugars 11 grams
Protein 29 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Pasta & Noodles (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 580 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 156 minutes
Running (6mph) 56 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 80 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is ziti pasta same as penne?

The ridged ones being a bit sturdier and more soak-up-the-sauce-able than its smoother siblings. Penne is shorter than ziti, measuring about 1½ inches and larger in diameter at ½ inch. Penne is rarely baked in Italian dishes. When it is baked, it is usually by people who mistake it for ziti.

Is there another name for ziti pasta?

You can use penne which is very easy to find. OR – Buy mostaccioli. OR – Even rigatoni may be substituted but the tubes are much wider.

Is ziti and rigatoni the same?

Shorter and wider than both ziti and penne, rigatoni is always ridged with square-cut ends and usually straight, but sometimes slightly curved.

Is ziti pasta or macaroni?

Ziti is a hollow, tube-shaped pasta, and it’s also the name of a baked, cheesy dish you can make with ziti. In Italian, ziti is short for maccheroni di zita, or “macaroni of the bride.” This probably comes from ziti’s longstanding popularity as part of a wedding buffet, particularly in Southern Italy.

Can I substitute penne for ziti?

Substitutions for Ziti

Ziti is a pretty common pasta shape in most areas, but you can substitute penne pasta if you can’t find it. You want a substantial short pasta shape with places to hold the sauce and meat.

Can you substitute penne or ziti?

If you have been wondering, yes you can use ziti and penne interchangeably. But, if you want to cook pasta like a true Italian, you use ziti for baking and penne for cream sauces. There are plenty of recipes you can find online for both pasta types.

Can you substitute rigatoni for ziti?

The pasta, as the name indicates, is ziti, a tubular shape that comes in both smooth and ridged versions. A few recipes substitute other tube-shaped pastas, like penne or even rigatoni.

Is penne The worst pasta?

If there’s one thing coronavirus has confirmed, it’s that penne is the worst. With parts of Italy in a state of emergency, much of the country is experiencing similar scenes we are witnessing in Australia, that is, empty supermarket shelves as panic buying sets in.