Baked Ziti with Sausage
Baked ziti with sausage, three types of cheese, and homemade marinara sauce is a classic pasta bake that's pure comfort food! Pair the hearty, satisfying casserole with a Caesar salad and garlic bread for the ultimate family meal. It's also an easy make-ahead dinner for busy days!
1 lb. Italian sausage
3 cloves garlic
1/4 t crushed red pepper flakes
3/4 c dry red wine
2 cans crushed tomatoes ( 28 ounces each )
1 t kosher salt
1 t granulated sugar
8 oz shredded mozzarella
1/4 c chopped fresh basil
1/2 c whole milk ricotta cheese
1/2 c grated Parmesan
- In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook ziti according to package instructions for very al dente, about 9 minutes. (It will continue to cook in the oven, so you want to undercook the pasta just...
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