In a large skillet, melt butter. Sauté carrots, zucchini and onion for 10 minutes. Brown Dominic's Of New York® Italian sausage. Cook thoroughly. Add red wine, tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes, and tomato paste. Stir constantly until well blended. Add oregano, basil, and sugar. Mix well. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Ricotta Mixture Directions:
Whip ricotta in mixing bowl with eggs and chives. Salt and chives. Salt and pepper to taste. Place layer of pasta on the bottom of large baking dish. Spread 1/3 of the Dominic's Of New York® Italian sausage sauce evenly over the pasta layer. Spread 1/2 of the ricotta mixture over sauce. Add layer of pasta. Repeat. Cover last layer of pasta with remaining Italian sausage sauce. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese if desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.