8 ounces dry ziti pasta, cooked, drained and kept warm
2 teaspoons olive oil
12 ounces mild Italian sausage links, casings removed
6 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/4 teaspoon fennel seed, (optional)
2 (15-oz.) packages BUITONIR refrigerated Marinara Sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, (6 oz.)
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese
Total time: 45 mins
1.Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
2.Heat olive oil in large saucepan. Add sausage; cook, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Drain. Add mushrooms and fennel; cook, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are tender. Add sauce; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Remove from heat.
3.Add pasta to sauce mixture; toss well to coat. Spoon into prepared baking dish; sprinkle evenly with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
4.Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.