READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Teresa Mackey

My mother-in-law calls this "Zita", and it's another one of those recipes my husband loves. This one also took me 3 years to get! Wonderful served with a salad and garlic bread.

Top Review by Lorrie in Montreal

Made for Pasta & Potatoes Challenge March 08 We LOVED it! My guys are pasta freaks...being part Italian may be the reason...LOL The combo of ground beef and sausage is very tasty. I used a bit of italian seasoning in the sauce and subbed marble cheddar for mozzarella...only because thats what I had. yum yum yum...thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove sausage from its casings.
  2. Brown hamburger and sausage together and drain.
  3. finely dice or chop onion and bell pepper and sautee in the salad oil; drain Cook noodles and drain.
  4. combine meat, onion and bell pepper, tomato sauce and simmer.
  5. Add salt, pepper, and garlic to taste to the sauce.
  6. Add drained noodles to the sauce.
  7. Simmer together on low for 1 hour.
  8. Put a layer of the noodles and sauce in a baking pan.
  9. Add a layer of mozzerella cheese.
  10. Add another layer of the noodles and sauce.
  11. Add the final layer of mozzarella cheese.
  12. Bake on 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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