Meet your soon-to-be-new-favorite Baked Ziti with Sausage recipe! Flavored with Italian sausage, this easy-to-make casserole is quick and super cheesy.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 pkg. (16 oz.) ziti pasta, uncooked
1 lb. Italian sausage
1 egg, beaten
1 container (15 oz.) POLLY-O Natural Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
1 large onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1 jar (24 oz.) CLASSICO Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Italian* Five Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, crumble sausage into large skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 8 min. or until done. Drain.
Drain pasta. Combine egg, ricotta, onions, garlic and oregano in large bowl. Add pasta, sausage, pasta sauce, pepper and half the shredded cheese; mix lightly.
Spoon pasta mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese and basil.
Bake 30 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 20 min.
Serve with fresh fruit and a side salad to round out the meal.
Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese before baking as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 56g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.