Fody's Sausage, Kale + Pumpkin Baked Ziti


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Makes 6 servings

Description of Fody's Sausage, Kale + Pumpkin Baked Ziti

Get ready to cozy up to the most delicious autumn-inspired meal, featuring Fody Foods Marinara Sauce and Garlic-Infused Oil! This pumpkin, sausage and kale baked ziti is a healthy pumpkin recipe and gluten free pasta dish, and it's a festive take on an Italian classic that is simple to make and so much fun to eat.

Fody's Sausage, Kale + Pumpkin Baked Ziti Ingredients:

  • 1lb gluten free penne or ziti pasta, cooked al dente
  • 1lb nitrate free pork sausage (no seasonings added, removed from casing)
  • 1 cup kale, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fody's Garlic Oil, divided
  • ½ cup Fody's Marinara Sauce
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (be sure this is pure pumpkin puree, not pie filling)
  • 5 tbsp fresh sage, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp all spice
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese for serving

        Directions for Fody's Sausage, Kale + Pumpkin Baked Ziti

        Pre-heat oven to 350F and grease a 9x13 baking dish.

        Bring a pot of water to a boil + cook pasta according to package instructions.

        In a large frying pan over medium heat, drizzle Fody Foods garlic oil just enough to coat the bottom of the pan, about 1 tbsp. Add in kale, herbs, spices, salt + pepper and sausage, breaking up sausage while cooking + cooking until sausage is browned and kale is wilted.

        Add FodyFoods Marinara sauce, pumpkin puree, and remaining garlic oil. Stir to combine.

        Drain pasta and add to the pan, stirring to fully coat pasta. Pour into baking dish + top with shredded mozzarella.

        Bake 30-35 minutes until cheese is melted + golden.

        Sprinkle with parmesan cheese before serving.

        About the Chef


        Kimberly Cauti

        Kimberly, the creator behind Pretty Delicious Life, began developing Low FODMAP friendly recipes in late 2017 after being diagnosed with SIBO/IBS. In order to work towards healing, she adopted a gluten free, low FODMAP diet and quickly realized she had a knack and passion for developing gut friendly recipes. She made it her mission to not only develop delicious meals + treats, but to create recipes that felt exciting for everyone. She believes that while healing can feel isolating, food is a vehicle to bring us together which is why all of her recipes are designed with the whole family in mind. 

        At Pretty Delicious Life, you will find delicious, healthy, gut-friendly recipes anyone will enjoy! You can follow along with her Instagram @prettydeliciouslife or check out her website www.prettydeliciouslife.comfor more deliciousness!

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