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Traditional Baked Ziti – Recipe

This creamy baked ziti is the absolute perfect comfort meal.

Who doesn’t love ziti!? This tasty baked ziti is the absolute perfect comfort meal. Make it for family parties, weekday dinners, or any time at all! Get the recipe below from Jen Segal.


  • 1 lb ziti 
  • 1.5 lbs ground spicy or sweet Italian sausage (or removed from casings)
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano (or Parmigiano Reggiano) cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil, plus more for serving
  • 8 oz whole milk mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 2 cups)


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