Fast N Easy Baked Ziti

Lisa Johnson

By
@lisa632

From the Johnsonville sausage website

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
tube pasta
1 pkg
(8 ounces) johnsonville italian cheese chicken sausage, sliced
1 jar(s)
(24 ounces) marinara sauce
1
eggs, beaten
1
carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
2 1/2 c
(10 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 c
fresh basil, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
2In a non-stick skillet, brown sausage
3Stir in marinara sauce; set aside
4In a bowl, combine eggs, ricotta, 1½ cups of mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese; mix well.
5Add pasta to cheese mixture; toss to coat.
6In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish, layer one half of the pasta mixture and half of the meat sauce. Repeat layers.
7Cover and bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 30 minutes.
8Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
9Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
10Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.
11Sprinkle with basil.