Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Filter by Categories
Appetizers and Party Food
Breakfast Recipes
Casserole Recipes
Cookie Dough Desserts
Dessert Recipes
Dinner Recipes
Ground Beef Recipes
Instant Pot Recipes
Recipes
Sandwiches and Burgers
Side Dish
Side Dish Recipes
Soups
Uncategorized

Baked Ziti with Sausage

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.



Baked Ziti with Sausage is a hearty dinner recipe the whole family will love.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

This sausage pasta has chunks of melty string cheese throughout as well as shredded mozzarella on top to make it extra cheesy.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

This baked ziti recipe takes about forty-five minutes from start to finish and serves six people.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this sausage ziti, I started by cooking some ziti noodles according to the instructions on the package.

Then I drained the pasta and set it aside.

cooked ziti noodles in a colander

I also chopped eight pieces of marble string cheese into cubes.

marble string cheese cut into cubes on a cutting board

Then I dumped a pound of Italian sausage meat into a large pot over medium-high heat.

raw Italian sausage meat in a large pot

I crumbled the sausage meat well as it cooked.

ground sausage meat cooking in a pot

Once the sausage meat was almost completely cooked, I added some diced yellow onions to the pot.

diced onions on top of ground sausage meat in a large pot

I stirred well and continued cooking until the onions were translucent and the sausage meat was completely cooked.

ground sausage meat and diced onions cooking in a large pot

Then I added some marinara sauce, water, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the pot. 

spices and marinara sauce on top of Italian sausage meat in a large pot

I stirred until all of the ingredients were fully combined.

ground sausage meat and marinara sauce in a large pot

Then I added the cooked ziti noodles to the pot.

zit noodles on top of marinara sauce in a large pot

I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in sauce.

ziti with ground sausage meat in a large pot

Then I added the cubes of string cheese to the pot.

cubes of string cheese on top of sausage ziti in a large pot

I stirred just until the cubes of cheese were distributed evenly throughout the pasta.

sausage ziti in a large pot

Then I dumped the pasta into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

sausage ziti in a baking dish

I sprinkled some shredded mozzarella cheese on top of the pasta.

shredded mozzarella cheese on top of sausage ziti in a baking dish

 

Then I placed the dish in the oven and baked the ziti until the cheese on top was completely melted and just starting to brown.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

I removed the pasta from the oven and served it immediately.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

This cheesy baked ziti is the perfect comfort food.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

The Italian sausage meat adds tons of flavour to this dish.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious baked pasta recipe, then you need to try this Baked Ziti with Sausage!

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

More Baked Pasta Recipes You’ll Love…

PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Baked Ziti with Sausage:

  • 1 lb ziti noodles
  • 8 sticks of marble string cheese
  • 1 lb Italian sausage meat
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Baked Ziti with Sausage:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cook ziti noodles according to the directions on the package.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. Chop sticks of string cheese into small cubes.
  5. Dump sausage meat into a large pot over medium-high heat along with a dab of margarine or butter.
  6. Crumble the sausage meat well as it cooks.
  7. When the sausage meat is almost cooked, add the diced onions to the pot.
  8. Stir well and continue cooking until the onions are translucent and the sausage meat is fully cooked.
  9. Add the marinara sauce, water, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the pot.
  10. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  11. Add the cooked ziti noodles to the pot and stir until all of the noodles are coated in sauce.
  12. Add the cubes of string cheese to the pot and stir just until the chunks of cheese are evenly distributed throughout the pasta.
  13. Dump the pasta into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  14. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
  15. Place the dish in the oven and bake the pasta until the cheese on top is completely melted and starting to brown. 14-16 minutes.
  16. Remove the dish from the oven and serve the pasta immediately.
  17. Enjoy!

⇒ Click Here And Follow Me On Pinterest ⇐

Subscribe to NEVER MISS a RECIPE!
Yield: 6 people

Baked Ziti with Sausage

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

Baked Ziti with Sausage is an easy pasta recipe loaded with crumbled Italian sausage meat, marinara sauce, chunks of string cheese and shredded mozzarella.

Prep Time 28 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 44 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ziti noodles
  • 8 sticks of marble string cheese
  • 1 lb Italian sausage meat
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cook ziti noodles according to the directions on the package.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. Chop sticks of string cheese into small cubes.
  5. Dump sausage meat into a large pot over medium-high heat along with a dab of margarine or butter.
  6. Crumble the sausage meat well as it cooks.
  7. When the sausage meat is almost cooked, add the diced onions to the pot.
  8. Stir well and continue cooking until the onions are translucent and the sausage meat is fully cooked.
  9. Add the marinara sauce, water, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the pot.
  10. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  11. Add the cooked ziti noodles to the pot and stir until all of the noodles are coated in sauce.
  12. Add the cubes of string cheese to the pot and stir just until the chunks of cheese are evenly distributed throughout the pasta.
  13. Dump the pasta into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  14. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
  15. Place the dish in the oven and bake the pasta until the cheese on top is completely melted and starting to brown. 14-16 minutes.
  16. Remove the dish from the oven and serve the pasta immediately.
  17. Enjoy!

This post contains affiliate links. Read our disclosure here.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

No Comments

    Leave a Comment