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Ingredients for pasta
  • 260 g Penne pasta (cooked)
  • 4 Sausages of your choice, I used chorizo
  • 50 g cheddar cheese for topping
  • 1 tsp olive oil
Ingredients for alfredo sauce
  • 350 ml milk
  • 250 ml water or chicken or vegetable stock
  • 40 g plain flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 40 g Grana Padano or parmesan cheese
  • 10 ml olive oil
  • 15 tbsps butter
  • 6 small cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg powder
  • Parsley and chilli for garnishing
Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti

Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti

Chorizo Alfredo baked Penne

Make this Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti for brunch or suppers. It's creamy, delicious and utterly flavourful! If you are vegetarian replace the chorizo with vegan chorizo or add cubes of parmesan for umami.

Prep 15 minutes
Total 45 minutes
  • Cook pasta till al dente in salted water with 1 teaspoon (5 ml) olive oil. Drain it well and wash it under cold water, so it doesn’t stick. 
  • Take out the sausages of its casing and cut them in thick pieces. Heat 1 tsp olive oil and brown the sausage pieces. Once browned scoop them out and drain them on a paper towel. 
  • In the same pan add in the rest of the butter and olive oil mentioned for the sauce. Add in the garlic and saute till fragrant.
  • Sprinkle the flour and cook the flour for 3 minutes on a low flame. 
  • Slowly add stock or water whisking it, so there are no lumps. Now slowly add in the milk and keep whisking to combine. Simmer for 3-4 minutes. Once it is thick to the sauce consistency, add in the salt, pepper, nutmeg and grana padano or parmesan cheese. Mix it well till the cheese is melted. Turn the heat off and keep it aside. 
  • In an ovenproof dish, add in the cooked pasta, browned sausage and sauce. Mix it well. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top. Preheat the oven to 175C. Bake it for 20-25 minutes till the cheese is slightly brown. Serve immediately.  


Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti

Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti

Chorizo Alfredo baked Penne

Make this Sausage Alfredo Baked Ziti for brunch or suppers. It's creamy, delicious and utterly flavourful! If you are vegetarian replace the chorizo with vegan chorizo or add cubes of parmesan for umami.

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Prep 15 minutes
Total 45 minutes
Serves
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Ingredients
Ingredients for pasta
  • 260 g Penne pasta (cooked)
  • 4 Sausages of your choice, I used chorizo
  • 50 g cheddar cheese for topping
  • 1 tsp olive oil
Ingredients for alfredo sauce
  • 350 ml milk
  • 250 ml water or chicken or vegetable stock
  • 40 g plain flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 40 g Grana Padano or parmesan cheese
  • 10 ml olive oil
  • 15 tbsps butter
  • 6 small cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg powder
  • Parsley and chilli for garnishing

  • Cook pasta till al dente in salted water with 1 teaspoon (5 ml) olive oil. Drain it well and wash it under cold water, so it doesn’t stick. 
  • Take out the sausages of its casing and cut them in thick pieces. Heat 1 tsp olive oil and brown the sausage pieces. Once browned scoop them out and drain them on a paper towel. 
  • In the same pan add in the rest of the butter and olive oil mentioned for the sauce. Add in the garlic and saute till fragrant.
  • Sprinkle the flour and cook the flour for 3 minutes on a low flame. 
  • Slowly add stock or water whisking it, so there are no lumps. Now slowly add in the milk and keep whisking to combine. Simmer for 3-4 minutes. Once it is thick to the sauce consistency, add in the salt, pepper, nutmeg and grana padano or parmesan cheese. Mix it well till the cheese is melted. Turn the heat off and keep it aside. 
  • In an ovenproof dish, add in the cooked pasta, browned sausage and sauce. Mix it well. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top. Preheat the oven to 175C. Bake it for 20-25 minutes till the cheese is slightly brown. Serve immediately.