Baked Ziti Pasta with Chicken Sausage
Recipe by Chef Huda

1 box of Multi-grain or Whole Wheat Ziti pasta
1 24oz jar of your favorite tomato sauce
2 cup of chicken sausage-medium dice
1cup of low fat italian cheese-shredded
1 cup of green peppers-small diced
1 cup of onion-small diced
1 cup of mushroom-thinly sliced
2 clove garlic-minced
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper

Pre-heat oven 375 degrees

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Okay, now we are ready to start….

Let’s start with our Pasta. Place a large pot of water on high and bring to a boil. Follow the directions on the pasta box for proper cooking time.

While your pasta is cooking, place a large sauté pan or skillet on medium heat add in 1 tablespoon of olive oil and the chicken sausage. Cook the sausage until browned on all sides. When the sausage is done remove for pan and set aside. In the same pan add in the remaining olive oil, onions, mushrooms, salt, pepper and bell peppers and sauté until soften.

Chef Huda’s Tip: When your pasta is done, do not rinse it. It is always best to take your pasta right from the pasta water to the sauce to insure pasta dish happiness!

Now, let’s make something Pretty and Delicious!

Once, the your pasta is done, mix the sausage, veggies, pasta and sauce together and place in a oven safe dishes. Sprinkle the cheese on evenly on top and place in oven for 15 minutes on 375 degrees. Cook until cheese is golden brown. When you pasta is done, let it set for 3-5 minutes before serving. Now, all you have to do is Enjoy!

Chef Huda’s Healthy Tip: Chicken is a great source of protein, essential for muscles and healthy hair growth. Bell peppers are an excellent source of Vitamins A, C, E, B6 and potassium. A happy and healthy body promotes healthy hair.

Celebrity Chef Huda, owner of Pretty & Delicious, is a chef like no other, with an 1950’s Hollywood starlet flair, she has undeniable style and class, and a gift to create beautiful dishes that keep people craving more, She believes, “Not only should food taste good, food should be ‘Pretty and Delicious’ at all times.” Chef Huda’s delicious culinary creations have received national rave reviews from A-list Hollywood celebrities to Political Leaders. Multi-talented Chef Huda is also a food writer, food product reviewer, restaurant consultant and entertainment correspondent.