5-Ingredient Italian Sausage and Kale Baked Ziti Recipe | Yummly

5-Ingredient Italian Sausage and Kale Baked Ziti

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  • 12 ounces ziti (or any pasta shape)
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage (I strongly recommend using “spicy” Italian sausage)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 handfuls kale leaves (roughly-chopped, stems removed)
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (I used 2% low fat)
  • shredded Parmesan cheese
  • crushed red pepper flakes
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium9% DV210mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs14% DV41g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories300Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate41g14%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Valdes a month ago
    This is a good and very easy/quick recipe. I added chopped mushrooms and a small can of diced tomatoes. I cut the cheese a bit to make it less calories. It is a nicely balanced recipe. My version needed a bit of salt!
    Lynne M. 3 months ago
    It was good! I did add some diced tomatoes and marinara sauce to it pulse some fresh basil at the table. Yum
    ponyboy 3 months ago
    Always been one of my favorites. The spicy sausage is definitely key
    Nancy Burris a year ago
    Delicious Will make again
    Good but not great. Kind of dry and the only flavor was from the sausage. I may try again but add some kind of sauce.
    Anthony Barrick 2 years ago
    The flavor does come from the sausage so buy one you like. This is a very Cheesy dish and can get somewhat greasy. Overall a a nice change of pace.
    Keddo 2 years ago
    Highly recommend it!*****
    Elizabeth Gajdzisz 2 years ago
    I made some really minor modifications to the recipe, such as coating the pasta with a small bit of olive oil to avoid dryness before adding the rest of the ingredients and it was great! Quick & easy and my family loved it :)
    Greg L. 2 years ago
    great, not to sweet just right!
    Alicia A. 2 years ago
    Good! i used farfalle pasta instead of ziti. I also used spinach and kale. With some extra seasoning.
    jessica rentas 2 years ago
    It turned out good. But it needed more flavor. So I added onions green and red bell peppers. Salt and pepper. It came out great after that....I would do this again.
    Christina Bacock 2 years ago
    Delicious, but had to play with the recipe by adding marinara sauce and it could use more sausage.
    Ingrid H. 2 years ago
    Very tasty - next time I'll swap spinach for kale and add just a bit of sauce!
    Julie 2 years ago
    Pretty good. I agree with Brenna, adding a zucchini is a nice touch and added flavor. This is a good recipe to "play around with".
    Luis Mendoza Roque 2 years ago
    Excellent 👌🏼I would like to put a little bit of ricotta cheese to make this pasta perfect and maybe just a touch of marinara sauce
    Brenna G. 2 years ago
    I would add a little lemon and olive oil to make a little olive oil coating for the pasta, and I added zucchini as well. Healthy and delicious
    Brock Martens 3 years ago
    Easy to make and the whole family liked it. And for a picky 5 and 3 year old, that's a win! Used spinach instead of kale.
    Suzana P. 3 years ago
    Great, quick meal that the family enjoyed but didn't go crazy over. I switched kale for spinach because we aren't huge fans of kale in our house.
    Dori Parniawski 3 years ago
    Nice and easy and tasty. Nothing out of this world but pretty good.
    Jasmine Huntington 3 years ago
    It turned out great. I️ added diced tomatoes to the mix!
    Kayla S. 3 years ago
    I really like this dish, leftovers are a great lunch. Could easily be modified to personal tastes.
    Grace 3 years ago
    Pretty good, a little dry. I will add some crushed tomatoes next time.
    purple arts 3 years ago
    The flavor is amazing but it was kind of dry tasting. I made it twice and it was dry both times. I love the dish but it needs some modifications to the cooking process.
    Coler Graham 3 years ago
    Amazing. I don't know what the other reviewer did wrong, it was full of flavor and easily one of my favorite recipes I've found through here.
    Amanda 3 years ago
    This was so gross. Very bland and dry even with sauce added.