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Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage

Traeger Kitchen


Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Cook Time

50

Minutes

Serves

6 - 8

People

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What's this?

This traditional baked Italian pasta dish is filled with bacon and sausage in a homemade marinara sauce.

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounce Bacon, diced

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 Clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 Pound Italian Sausage, Sliced

  • 1 Cup dry red wine

  • 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes

  • 1/2 Cup Basil, fresh

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Jacobsen Salt Co. Pure Kosher Sea Salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 12 Ounce Ziti Pasta, Cooked Al Dente

  • 1 Cup Ricotta Cheese

  • 2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ (190 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place a large dutch oven pan in grill. When pan is hot, on cook the bacon.
  • 3

    Add onion and garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add sausage, and sauté for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  • 4

    Add wine, tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • 5

    Stir in pasta, ricotta cheese, and half of the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle remaining half of the mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese on top.
  • 6

    Close grill and bake pasta for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly. Enjoy!