Italian Pasta Recipes

How to make Italian Baked Rigatoni and Sausage

Here is the best Italian Baked Rigatoni and Sausage recipe. If you like Italian baked pasta, this is delicious recipe for you!!!




Serving: Serves 4 to 6


  • 8 oz Rigatoni pasta
  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
  • 1 jar (24 oz.) pasta sauce
  • 3 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese



  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook meat until brown on all sides; drain. Remove from pan; slice into thin pieces. Return meat to pan; add onion and garlic. Cook until onion is tender (do not burn garlic); drain.
  3. Stir in hot cooked pasta and ricotta cheese; blend well.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce on bottom of 3-quart casserole. Spread 1/3 pasta mixture over sauce; cover with about 3/4 cup sauce. Sprinkle 2/3 cup mozzarella and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese over sauce.
  5. Repeat layers of pasta mixture, sauce and cheeses twice, ending with Parmesan cheese; cover.
  6. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.


Buon Mangiata!



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