Ziti With Sausage and Cannellini

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

From Rachael Ray; this is her grandpa’s recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a deep large skillet, break up the sausage and saute crumbles over med-high heat; transfer cooked sausage from pan to paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  2. Return pan to heat; decrease heat to med-low.
  3. Add in olive oil, garlic, and onion; stir/saute 5 minutes or until onion sweetens.
  4. Add in tomatoes, basil, and beans; heat through.
  5. Return sausage to sauce; taste and adjust seasoning with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Drain pasta; combine pasta with sauce; serve with plenty of parmesan cheese and bread.


Most Helpful

This sauce was good, but it definitely needs some salt. It makes a lot of sauce (I halved the recipe and it made enough for at least 4 people). I think next time I would use half as much meat, as I like my pasta sauces a little saucier than this. I did really like the idea of adding the cannellini beans though.

Karabea September 05, 2008

Very quick and easy. It made a lot of food. I'd say enough for 6-7. And it was healthy too. The taste wasn't bad, just a bit bland. I'd add an extra clove of garlic and some pepper and maybe some Italian seasoning next time. Thanks for sharing.

littleturtle May 14, 2008

Sorry to give this a low rating, but I guess it's really Rachael Ray who gets it. For my taste there was too much meat and not enough zip. Something in the herb dept was missing.

Chicopee October 13, 2006

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