Southernized Baked Ziti

Image Source: on May 2, 2014

A slightly southernized version of baked ziti, made with the Trinity of southern vegetables, tiny beef and sausage meatballs, a tomato based sauce with Italian sausage and mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

1 hr and 10 mins to cook Serves 6-8


1/2 lb Ground beef
2 lb Italian sausage


1/4 cup Celery
4 cloves Garlic
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 cup Green bell pepper
1 cup Onion
2 tsp Parsley, dried
1 (15 ounce) can Tomatoes
1 (28 ounce) can Tomatoes, whole


2 Eggs, large

Pasta & Grains

1 lb Ziti pasta

Baking & Spices

2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
1 Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Oils & Vinegars

1 tbsp Olive oil

Bread & Baked Goods

1/2 cup Bread crumbs, dry


1 Mozzarella, large
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan, grated
1 cup Ricotta cheese

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