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mom's ziti

Recipe by
Shari Kruse
Guyton, GA

I remember when mom started making this recipe. I am almost positive it was called something else but over the years this is what the name evolved into. Every child has their favorite comfort foods, this was mine. We always fought over the leftovers with this one. Enjoy!!

method Stove Top

Ingredients For mom's ziti

  • 1 box
    ziti pasta
  • 2 pkg
    polish sausage
  • 1 bag
    frozen broccoli and cauliflower
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 3/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground mustard

How To Make mom's ziti

  • 1
    Boil water, add ziti pasta to boiling water. Boil about 8 min.
  • 2
    Slice polish sausage add to the boiling water add broccoli and cauliflower. *important* DO NOT over cook mixture at this point. Don't boil longer than 15 min.
  • 3
    Meanwhile in a separate saucepan melt butter, add flour, mix until smooth. Add milk, cheeses, and mix until creamy smooth.
  • 4
    Drain pasta mixture return to pot and add sauce to pasta. Mix well and serve.

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