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Categories: Recipes, Zurn Man Tips

Skillet-Baked Ziti with Andouille – Yum!

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Fall is quickly approaching, the kids are back in school and you might be looking for a new recipe to spice up the dinner table. Well, we have just the right recipe for you – Skillet-Baked Ziti with Andouille Sausage!

This classic Italian dish adds a little Southern kick that is bound to leave your mouth watering and going back for seconds.

This recipe makes 8 servings and takes about 50 minutes for cook time.

Ingredients

12 oz. uncooked ziti pasta

1 tbsp. olive oil

1 lb. andouille sausage, cut into 1/2″ slices

1/2 small red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1/2 small orange or yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1/2 c. chopped sweet onion

2 tsp. minced garlic

2 (14.5 oz). cans of fire-roasted diced tomatoes

1 (8 oz.) canned tomato sauce

2 tsp. granulated sugar

1 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

3 oz. shredded Parmesan cheese (about 3/4 c.)

4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese (about 1 c.)

Basil leaves (for topping)

 

Mixing Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions, reducing boiling time to 8 minutes.

2. Cook the sausage, peppers, onion, and garlic in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often until vegetables are soft and sausage has begun to brown slightly (7-8 minutes).

3. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat, and add 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese, stirring until melted. Stir in the cooked pasta.

4. Remove from heat, and sprinkle with mozzarella and the remaining 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese.

5. Bake in preheated oven until mixture is bubbly and cheese is golden colored (25-30 minutes). Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.