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Baked Ziti
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  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Brown ground sausage and onion breaking up until the sausage is fairly fine. Drain any fat.
  3. Add in Italian seasoning, water, tomatoes and pasta sauce. Simmer 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Meanwhile, boil ziti in salted water until al dente. Drain and rinse.
  5. In a small bowl,mix ricotta, egg, parsley, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese.
  6. 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.
  7. Add remaining ziti, remaining sauce and top with cheese.
  8. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 598

Carbohydrates: 54g

Protein: 34g

Fat: 27g

Saturated Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 97mg

Sodium: 1257mg

Potassium: 816mg

Fiber: 4g

Sugar: 8g

Vitamin A: 1005IU

Vitamin C: 15mg

Calcium: 485mg

Iron: 3.6mg

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