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Maggiano’s Taylor Street Baked Ziti

Maggiano’s Taylor Street Baked Ziti

Maggiano’s Taylor Street Baked Ziti is a delicious Italian dish made with ziti pasta, marinara sauce, sausage, and cheese. It is a hearty and flavorful dish that will please any crowd. The addition of white wine adds complexity to the flavor profile and makes it even more delectable.
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 466kcal


  • 1 Basil Sprig to garnish adding a touch of freshness and visual appeal to the final presentation.
  • 1/2 pound of ground Italian Sausage offering a savory and flavorful taste, adding depth and richness to the sauce.
  • 4 ounces of shredded Mozzarella Cheese creating a gooey and melty layer, adding a rich and cheesy element to the pasta.
  • 1.5 tablespoons of grated Parmesan Cheese providing a salty and nutty taste, adding depth and enhancing the overall flavors of the dish.
  • 1/2 cup of White Wine bringing a bright and acidic taste, adding complexity and depth to the sauce.
  • 10 ounces of Marinara Sauce store-bought or homemade, creating a rich and velvety sauce, packed with robust tomato flavors and aromatic herbs.
  • 1/2 ounce of Butter adding a creamy and luscious texture, enriching the sauce and enhancing its richness.
  • 8 ounces of dried or fresh Ziti Pasta providing a firm and chewy texture, perfect for capturing and holding onto the flavors of the sauce.
  • 1/2 ounce of chopped Basil offering a fragrant and herbaceous taste, adding a fresh and vibrant note to the dish.
  • 1 ounce of Olive Oil creating a smooth and silky base, coating the pasta and adding a subtle fruity note to the dish.
  • 1 tablespoon of minced Garlic providing a pungent and aromatic flavor, adding a bold and savory note to the dish.
  • 6 ounces of diced Tomatoes providing a juicy and slightly tangy flavor, adding freshness and a burst of sweetness to the sauce.


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cook pasta according to the instructions on the package, then drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the butter, olive oil and garlic. Saute for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add in the Italian sausage and cook until lightly browned approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add the white wine and diced tomatoes to the sausage mixture and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • In A Large Bowl, Combine Cooked Pasta With Marinara Sauce And Sausage Mixture. Stir Together Thoroughly.
  • Add half of the Parmesan cheese to the pasta mixture and stir to combine.
  • Grease a 9×13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray or butter.
  • Layer half of the pasta mixture in the bottom of the dish, then layer with mozzarella cheese. Pour the remaining pasta mixture on top and spread evenly. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Place in a preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh basil leaves before serving.


• For extra flavor, add ½ teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes to the sausage mixture while cooking.
• If desired, substitute the Italian sausage with ground beef or turkey.
• Feel free to use any type of pasta that you prefer.
• For a gluten-free version, use gluten-free pasta and check labels to ensure all ingredients are certified gluten-free.
• If desired, add additional vegetables such as bell peppers, zucchini, or mushrooms to the sausage mixture.
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