Baked Pasta With Sausage, Tomatoes And Cheese -Cooking Light

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1 pound uncooked ziti
1 pound hot poultry sausage links
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic; minced
1 Tablespoon tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 14 1/2 -oz. cans petite diced tomatoes,; undrained
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
cooking; spray
1 cup shredded fresh mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain & set aside.

Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage, onions, and garlic in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until sausage is browned, stirring to crumble. Add tomato paste, salt, pepper and diced tomatoes to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Combine cooked pasta, sausage mixture and basil. Place half of the pasta mixture in a 4-quart casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Top with half of mozzarella and half od parmesan. Repeat layers.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until bubbly.

Can be made ahead.


WW 8.3 points

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