1 pound mild Italian sausage
1 large yellow onion (minced)
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp freshly grounded black pepper
1 pack shredded Italian cheese blend
1 pack of dry ziti pasta
1 container ricotta cheese (15 ounce)
2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 jars spaghetti sauce (divided)
1 tsp dried basil (optional)
If you love lasagna but hate the tedious process of making it, then allow us to introduce you to Baked Ziti with Sausages.
It’s a classic Italian comfort food with enough cheesy goodness to make you forget lasagna.
Ricotta cheese used abundantly in Baked Ziti with Sausage is pretty good for our health. It contains protein and calcium along with vitamin A. It fuels our brain cells and tissues, and supports healthy red blood cell functions.
Following is the nutritional chart for one serving of Baked Ziti with Sausage:
Energy 649 cal
Protein 30.7 g
Carbohydrates 68.9 g
Fat 27.4 g
Saturated Fat 12 g
Fiber 5.9 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
How to Make Cheesy Baked Ziti
According to Greek mythology, it was God Vulcan who invented a device that would make strings of dough, called noodles.