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Beautiful Baked Ziti Recipe
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Beautiful Baked Ziti Recipe

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville® Italian Sweet Sausage Links
  • 8 ounces penne pasta (about 2 1/2 cups), cooked and drained
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) pasta sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen garlic bread, ends removed and cut into 9 slices
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, cut into slices
  • 9 fresh basil leaves


  1. Cook sausage links according to package directions; drain, cut into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sausage slices, pasta, pasta sauce, water, basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, pepper and mix well.
  3. Spoon mixture into a greased 9-in. x 13-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Arrange garlic bread slices on top of meat mixture. Sprinkle evenly with mozzarella cheese.
  4. In a small bowl, dip tomato slices into olive oil. Place one slice of tomato on each piece of bread.
  5. Bake uncovered, at 400°F for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Garnish with basil leaves. Serve. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Beautiful Baked Ziti in Johnsonville® Sausage 2015

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