Our Tomato and Parmigiano Reggiano Pasta Sauce elevates the experience of enjoying pasta sauce with its rich and decadent blend of authentic flavors. The combination of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, cream, and naturally sweet tomatoes creates a symphony of tastes that is sure to leave you feeling inspired. Sourced straight from our fields in Italy, our pasta sauces offer a perfectly thick consistency, thanks to our wholesome ingredients. Elevate your meals with our Tomato & Parmigiano Reggiano Pasta Sauce - the taste of Italy in every bite!
Cooking Instructions: Heat sauce gently in a saucepan over medium-high heat for four minutes. Pour over your favorite pasta.
Cheesy Baked Ziti
Feeds 4-6 People
- 1 lb. Mild Ground Italian Sausage
- 16 oz. Ziti Rigati Pasta
- 1 24 oz. Jar Botticelli Tomato & Parmigiano Reggiano Pasta Sauce
- 3 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
- 15 oz. Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
- 1 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
- 1 Large Egg
- 1 tbsp. Dried Italian Seasoning
- 1 tsp. Dried Basil
- 2 tbsp. Botticelli Frying Olive Oil
- Salt and Pepper to Taste
Preheat your oven to 375F.
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and add the pasta. Strain when the pasta reaches al dente and set aside.
In a 9x13 in. oval baking dish, spread a spoonful of pasta sauce to coat the bottom and set aside.
In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, drizzle the olive oil and place the ground sausage. As it begins cooking, start breaking up the meat into smaller pieces. Keep sautéing until well browned. Drain any excess oil and set aside once it has fully cooked
In a large mixing bowl, add 2 cups of mozzarella cheese, ricotta, ½ a cup of parmesan, egg, Italian seasoning, basil, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
Pour your pasta, sauce, and browned sausage into the bowl and mix well to evenly combine and coat. Ensure to gently stir to avoid your pasta breaking.
Pour your pasta mixture into the baking dish and spread it out to create an even layer. Top your pasta with the remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese and bake for 10 – 15 minutes or until the cheesy goodness is bubbly and beginning to brown.
Remove from the oven and let stand for 5-10 minutes. Top with fresh basil and serve!