Baked Ziti Casserole Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Gabriel Published: May 14, 2020 Modified: October 21, 2020
Baked Ziti Casserole Recipe

Busy moms will love this flexible, family pleasing basked pasta casserole recipe. It guarantees full bellies, includes everything needed for a well balance meal, and only takes one hour to whip up. Whether it be your carnivore, pasta enthusiast, or cheese lover, everyone will be able to find something they enjoy about this dish.

How To Make Baked Ziti Casserole

This wonderful pasta casserole dish has its roots in Napoli and it is one of the simplest of dishes that should be shared with the world. This amazing baked ziti casserole definitely deserves a place on your dinner table.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 1 hr
Serves:
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ziti pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb sausage links
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 29 oz diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup basil, chopped
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat your over to 350 degrees F.

  2. Fill a medium sized stockpot with water and bring to a boil; do no add any flavoring to the water.
  3. Slowly add the pasta to the boiling water, lower the heat, and continue cooking until the pasta is done, about eight to ten minutes.
  4. Set pasta aside.
  5. Remove the casings off the sausage links and cook them in a large sized stockpot with the onions and garlic until brown. Continue by adding the tomato paste, pepper, salt, and diced tomatoes.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and continue simmering for 10 minutes with occasional stirring.

  7. Add the pasta and basil into the sausage mixture; pour half of this mixture into a casserole dish.
  8. Coat the dish with half of the prepared cheese.
  9. Repeat the process for the other half of the mixture.
  10. Bake it in the oven for around 25 minutes and serve.
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below

Related Casserole Recipes

Casserole

Spinach Casserole

Spinach casserole is a healthy, gluten free vegetarian dish, usually…
Total 45 mins
Casserole

Denver Egg Casserole

Prepare this low-carb denver egg casserole for a light breakfast…
Total 40 mins
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to