Sausage-And-Pepper Baked Ziti

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
1 hr

Found in Quick & Simple Magazine. The total cost of this dish is under $1.00 per serving.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a deep nonstick 12" skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned on all sides, about 5 minute.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Discard all but 2 T sausage fat. Add garlic, pepper and onion to sausage in skillet; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, 10 minute Stir in whole tomatoes, tomato puree and salt; bring to a boil over medium heat, breaking up tomatoes with side of spoon. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minute.
  3. Meanwhile preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta 2 min less than cooking time recommended on label.
  4. Drain pasta and return to pot; stir in sausage mixture to coat. Add mozzarella and toss to combine. Transfer pasta mixture to an ungreased 9x13" baking dish and spread it out evenly; sprinkle with grated cheese.
  5. Bake, uncovered, until top browns and sauce is bubbling, 20 to 25 minute Let stand 10 min before serving.