Three Cheese Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage - 2/14/05

Three Cheese Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage

1 lb Italian turkey sausage casing removed, cooked & crumbled
3 cups ziti or other tubular-shaped pasta cooked and drained
1 Container (15 ounces) Ricotta cheese
1 Can (8 ounces) Italian-flavored tomato sauce
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
1 Package (8 ounces) Mozzarella cheese shredded, divided

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine cooked sausage, cooked ziti, Ricotta and Parmesan cheeses and half of the shredded Mozzarella; stir to blend.

Spoon pasta mixture into a buttered shallow 2-quart casserole; drizzle with tomato sauce; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and hot.
Uncover and bake until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 928.16
Calories From Fat (42%) 393.72
% Daily Value
Total Fat 44.54g 69%
Saturated Fat 19.37g 97%
Cholesterol 170.84mg 57%
Sodium 1766.50mg 74%
Potassium 526.46mg 15%
Carbohydrates 72.88g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2.81g 11%
Sugar 3.69g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 70.08g
Protein 58.64g 117%

Source: The National Turkey Federation