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Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage

Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage

By Traeger Kitchen

This traditional baked Italian pasta dish is filled with bacon and sausage in a homemade marinara sauce.

Prep Time

30 Min

Cook Time

50 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
4 Ounce Bacon, diced
1 onion, diced
3 Clove garlic, chopped
1 Pound Italian Sausage, Sliced
1 Cup dry red wine
1 (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1/2 Cup fresh basil
1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 Teaspoon ground red pepper
12 Ounce Ziti Pasta, Cooked Al Dente
1 Cup ricotta cheese
2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ (190 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 2

    Place a large dutch oven pan in grill. When pan is hot, on cook the bacon.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 3

    Add onion and garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add sausage, and sauté for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C


  • 4

    Add wine, tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C


  • 5

    Stir in pasta, ricotta cheese, and half of the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle remaining half of the mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese on top.

  • 6

    Close grill and bake pasta for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly. Enjoy!

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C


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