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Ziti With Sausage & Zucchini

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  Ziti rigate pasta 16 Ounce (1 Package, Wagon Wheel Pasta)
  Salt To Taste
  Sweet italian sausage links 2⁄3 Pound, casings removed
  Zucchini 3 Medium, each cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole plum tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon

In large saucepot, prepare pasta in boiling salted water as label directs.
Meanwhile, heat nonstick 12 inch skillet over medium high heat until hot.
Add sausage meat and cook until browned, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently to break up sausage.
With slotted spoon, transfer sausage to bowl.
Discard all but 1 tablespoon sausage drippings from skillet.
Add zucchini, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook until zucchini is golden, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in tomatoes with their juice; heat to boiling, breaking up tomatoes with side of spoon.
Return sausage to skillet.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer about 5 minutes longer.
Drain pasta; return to saucepot.
Add sausage mixture; toss well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2311 Calories from Fat 480

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.5%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 130.3 mg43.4%

Sodium 2998.2 mg124.9%

Total Carbohydrates 360 g119.9%

Dietary Fiber 49.3 g197.2%

Sugars 41.5 g

Protein 139 g277.7%

Vitamin A 61.8% Vitamin C 195.9%

Calcium 65.9% Iron 88.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ziti With Sausage & Zucchini Recipe