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baked smoked sausage ziti

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Jami Lynn
Tucson, AZ

My family loves this recipe. It is easy and you can add so many ingredients to make it your own.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked smoked sausage ziti

  • 1 pkg
    smoked sausage (beef)
  • 2 can
    spaghetti sauce
  • 1 pkg
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 box
    ziti pasta
  • 4 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make baked smoked sausage ziti

  • 1
    Start by putting the ziti noodles to boil and drain.
  • 2
    Slice smoked sausage into desired size pieces, the flatter and thinner the better and brown them in a skillet.
  • 3
    Combine spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, garlic powder, onion powder, parsley flakes,and salt in a sauce pan and simmer for 5 minutes. (also add any other ingredients you like in your sauce, like peppers, at this time)
  • 4
    Add browned smoked sausage to sauce and simmer an additional 5 minutes so that all ingredients flavors have time to combine.
  • 5
    In a 9x9x2 glass baking dish start layering ingredients. First a small amount of spaghetti sauce on bottom of dish to keep noodles from sticking, then ziti noodles, then the rest of the spaghetti sauce, smother in the shredded cheddar cheese.
  • 6
    Bake (uncovered) at 350 for 30 minutes or until cheese has began to bubble and turn golden brown.
  • 7
    Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes then serve.