Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork | Premio Foods

Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces ground pork (lean)
  • 8 ounces penne pasta (whole grain, about 3 cups)
  • 3 cups tomato pasta sauce (spicy, OR plain tomato-basil pasta sauce)
  • 2/3 cup ricotta cheese low fat
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (OR Asiago cheese, freshly grated)

4 Servings | 20 Minutes

  • Always cook pork sausage to a minimum internal temperature of 160° F using a meat thermometer.
  • Always cook chicken sausage to a minimum internal temperature of 165° F using a meat thermometer.
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How to make Skillet Ziti with Ground Pork:

Step 1 – Cook pasta in large saucepan with unsalted water according to package directions. Drain well.

Step 2 – Meanwhile, cook ground pork over medium-high heat in large, nonstick skillet about 3 minutes or until pork is no longer pink, breaking pork in to 3/4-inch crumbles. Drain and discard any juices.

Step 3 – Add hot pasta to ground pork in skillet. Stir in pasta sauce and ricotta cheese. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until hot, stirring occasionally.

Step 4 – Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.

Recipe from the National Pork Board

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