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Skillet ziti with spicy sausage and zucchini, an easy and flavorful dinner!
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Spicy Sausage and Zucchini Skillet Ziti

Spicy Sausage and Zucchini Skillet Ziti is a hearty, flavorful, meal that takes minutes to make and will leave the whole family happy. Spicy Italian sausage, fresh, zucchini, Homestyle Ragu sauce, and cheese make this a comfort food classic that can also . be make ahead and frozen for later!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: sausage, skillet ziti, spicy, ziti, zuchinni
Servings: 6
Calories: 745kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb spicy/hot Italian sausage
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 lb 7 ounces Homestyle Ragu Thick & Hearty Traditional
  • 1 lb bag of ziti
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbs grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • Fresh basil for garnish


  • Chop up zucchini into bite sized pieces.
  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, add olive oil and spicy Italian sausage, and brown sausage.
  • When sausage is brown, add chopped up zucchini, and garlic salt, cook until tender.
  • Add Ragu Homestyle Thick and Hearty Traditional sauce to pan once zucchini is tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook ziti noodles according to package directions. Strain noodles.
  • Pour noodles over top of meat and sauce mixture. Add mozzarella.
  • Stir it all together.
  • Garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese and basil.


Calories: 745kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1623mg | Potassium: 746mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 2.4mg