Baked Ziti with Cottage Cheese and Italian Sausage Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Ziti with cottage cheese and italian sausage recipe? Learn how to make Baked Ziti with cottage cheese and italian sausage using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sarajbrown

Makes 4 servings



Instead of your typical ricotta mixture, substitute cottage cheese in its place. Not only does it reduce the fat and calories but it?s healthier, easy to digest and just as delicious!

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Ziti with cottage cheese and italian sausage

2 cup Whole Wheat Penne
2 cup 2% Cottage Cheese
0.5 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
1.5 serving Chunky Pasta Sauce
2 link Mild Italian Links

Recipe Directions for Baked Ziti with cottage cheese and italian sausage

  1. Center a rack in the oven and preheat the oven to 350 F.

  2. Cook the Italian sausage over low heat and cool. Combine and Whisk cottage cheese, eggs, oregano, basil and 1 cup Parmesan together in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper, then set aside. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Stir in 1 tablespoon salt and the pasta; cook until pasta as directed on the box or about 6-8 minutes. Drain the pasta and leave in colander.

  3. Once the pasta has cooled mix the pasta, sausage, sauce and cottage cheese mixture all together. Spread some sauce on the bottom of a 9″x13″ glass baking dish. Pour the mixture into the glass dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes until hot and bubbly. Remove foil and top with Mozzarella cheese and bake another 10 minutes until lightly browned

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 263.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
464
Calories from Fat
171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.0g
29%
Saturated Fat
6.6g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1287mg
54%
Potassium
146mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
39.0g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
32.7g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 26% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • High in sodium
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