Baked Ziti Casserole

Your family will love this Hearty Italian casserole made with Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked ziti pasta
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
1
cup ricotta cheese*
1/4
cup Parmesan cheese
1
egg
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
Chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Add cooking sauce, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and the cooked pasta; stir well.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg.
  • 4 Spoon pasta mixture into ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon ricotta cheese mixture on top; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down.
  • 5 Bake 25 to 30 minutes, removing foil last 10 minutes of bake time, until cheese melts and mixture is hot and bubbly. Sprinkle with basil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    880mg
    880%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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