Baked Mezzi Paccheri

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Brown Italian sausage in pan. When browned, remove from pan and drain oil
  3. In same pan, sauté onions until soft, then add sauce and diced tomatoes
  4. In a mixing bowl combine ricotta, seasonings, Parmesan cheese and egg
  5. Cook pasta al dente, then strain
  6. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, sauce, sausage and cheese mixture
  7. Pour into baking dish and top with mozzarella cheese
  8. Bake for 30-45 minutes (or until cheese is melted and started to brown on top)
  9. Garnish with fresh basil and serve hot.