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Olive Garden Neapolitan Ziti

Olive Garden Neapolitan Ziti is a dish that everyone will love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Olive Garden Neapolitan Ziti
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 646kcal
Author Stephanie Manley

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Italian sausage
  • 1 1/3 cups chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 pound cooked ziti pasta
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 5 cups marinara sauce
  • 28 ounces canned tomatoes --Italian-style or plum
  • 10 3/4 ounces tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoons garlic mined
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bake or pan-fry the sausages until fully cooked; drain and cool. Halve the sausages and cut the split sausages into 1/2" slices. Saute the bell peppers in olive oil over moderate heat only until their crispness is lost, but peppers are not soft. In a heavy sauce pan, add the tomatoes, tomato puree, garlic, olive oil, and fresh basil and bring to a light simmer on moderate heat. Add the sauteed pepper strips and cooked sausage and heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
    Serve the pasta, topped with the sausage, peppers and salsa marinara and garnish each plate with a parsley bouquet. Pass the Parmesan.

Nutrition

Calories: 646kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 1619mg | Potassium: 1328mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1350IU | Vitamin C: 47.3mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 5.3mg
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