Ziti Al Forno
Author: Restaurant Al Forno, Providence, RI
  • 2 Cups tomato sauce
  • 3 sweet Italian sausage
  • 1/2 pound ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley
  1. Mix tomato sauce with oregano and parsley, heat. Slide sausage out of casing, brown until light and crumbled, drain. Combine ricotta, nutmeg, salt, pepper and sugar, blending well. Cook and drain Ziti. Spoon half the sauce in 9x13 casserole, half the Ziti, spoon on all the sausage and ricotta mixture. Add remaining Ziti and top with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees for 15 min. or until hot. This recipe can be made ahead and frozen or refrigerated, just allow extra baking time.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/ziti-al-forno/6674/