1Preheat oven to 400*, Use my Italian sauce for this recipe start to Pre pare 4 hours ahead of time...
21 lb ground sirloin
1 lb Italian sausage, no casings
2 lg tomatoes, canned and cut up
4 can(s) tomato paste, Italian
4 clove garlic minced
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbsp sweet basil, fresh
Brown: Sausage, ground sirloin, and garlic, push to side away from grease.
Brown: Tomato paste in grease for 3 minutes.
Blend tomatoes to thin paste then add meat to sauce.
then add the same amount of water using the tomato cans to mixture. Add salt and pepper to mixture to taste, and sweet basil, stir every so often.
Let boil for 10 minutes.
Put burner on simmer for 3 to 4 hours......
3Cook and drain ziti:
Mix sauce, ziti, 1/2 the cheese together, spread into sprayed deep baking dish. Put remaining cheese on top and spread out..Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes...serve hot