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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Baked Ziti









Baked Ziti with Sausage
8-10 servings

1 lb. mild Italian sausage, casings removed
2 T. oil
1 sml. onion, minced
28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 T. minced garlic
1 T. oregano
2 T. sugar
2 t. pepper
6 T. butter
¼ cup flour
2½ cups milk
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
1 lb. ziti, cooked
8 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded






Brown sausage in oil in a large skillet. Add onion, tomatoes, garlic and spices. Cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.





Melt butter in a saucepan. Add flour and stir, but do not brown. Add milk and bring to a boil, stirring until thick, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in Parmesan.





Layer ziti, B├ęchamel sauce and tomato sauce in buttered 13 x 9 pan.





Top with mozzarella. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes.


3 comments:

Deborah said...
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scmom said...

It's uncooked weight -- not sure how your pasta is sold, but ours (as I'm sure you know) is sold in 1 lb. boxes.

Deborah said...
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