- 1 pound Italian sausage
- 1 small onion diced
- 28 oz pasta sauce or marinara sauce
- 14 oz diced tomatoes undrained
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
- 1/2 cup water
- 16 oz ziti
- 15 oz ricotta cheese
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
- 1 egg
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 375°F
Brown ground sausage and onion breaking up until the sausage is fairly fine. Drain any fat.
Add in Italian seasoning, water, tomatoes and pasta sauce. Simmer 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
Meanwhile, boil ziti in salted water until al dente. Drain and rinse.
In a small bowl,mix ricotta, egg, parsley, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese.
Add a thin layer (about 1 cup) of sauce to the bottom of a 9×13 pan. Layer half of the ziti in the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan. Top with all of the ricotta and half of the sauce.
Add remaining ziti, remaining sauce and top with cheese.
Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
Saturated Fat: 11g
Vitamin A: 1005IU
Vitamin C: 15mg