Creamy Baked Ziti Recipe with Sausage

This baked ziti recipe is a favorite! Made with a creamy sauce, it's so delicious and addicting.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Nothing better than a warm bowl of creamy sausage-baked ziti, especially when it's layered with creamy sauce and topped with crispy bread crumbs.


Ziti pasta Onion Sage Mild Italian sausage Heavy cream Bread crumbs Hint of nutmeg Parmigiano Shredded mozzarella


Combine and stir parmigiano cheese and bread crumbs in a bowl.

Step 1

Heat up a large pot of salted water to boil.

Step 2

Cook the creamy sausage and stir the ingredients to combine.

Step 3

Cook the pasta until al dente and reserve ¼ cup of pasta water.

Step 4

Add the hot pasta and reserved pasta water to the skillet with creamy sausage then stir to combine.

Step 5

Transfer the creamy sausage ziti to the prepared baking dish.

Step 6

Top it with shredded mozzarella and the parmigiano and bread crumb mixture, then bake.

Step 7

Creamy Baked Ziti Tips:

Easy to make ahead if you need to make it a day before using.

Make sure your baked ziti cools before freezing it.

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