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Baked Ziti With Sausage

  Canned whole peeled tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Large Can)
  Tomato paste 12 Ounce (2 Small Cans)
For sauce
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1 Handful)
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian sweet sausage 2 Pound
  Chopped beef 1⁄2 Pound
For ziti
  Ziti 1 Pound
  Ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Mozzarella 1⁄2 Pound

Place all sauce ingredients except sausage in a large pot.
Blanche sausage in oven or skillet.
Cook sauce 3 hrs. on low heat stirring occasionally.
Be careful not to burn.
Refrigerate overnight.
Remove sausage and slice in 1/8-inch pieces.
Cook ziti noodles al dente.
Remove from pot and cool with cold water.
Return to a cool pot.
Add ricotta cheese and sauce to the ziti to make desired consistency not too wet.
Mix in sausage slices.
Place in baking dish and top with sliced mozzarella.
Bake at 350° for 1 hr.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 459 Calories from Fat 190

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.2%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 59 mg19.7%

Sodium 896.6 mg37.4%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.3%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 30 g59.6%

Vitamin A 24.2% Vitamin C 24.4%

Calcium 20% Iron 18.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Ziti With Sausage Recipe