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Baked Rigatoni & Sausage Recipe
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Baked Rigatoni & Sausage Recipe

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To serve a dozen people without any extra effort, simply double this recipe and prepare two of these hearty pasta bakes. —Elaine Neukirch, Genoa, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-3/4 cups uncooked rigatoni
  • 5 Italian sausage links (4 ounces each), sliced
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 544 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 1,341 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook rigatoni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add spaghetti sauce and wine.
  2. Drain rigatoni; add to sausage mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Freeze option: Transfer individual portions of cooled pasta mixture to freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little spaghetti sauce if necessary.
Originally published as Baked Rigatoni & Sausage in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p84

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 544 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 1,341 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed May. 8, 2015

"Really great when you are in a hurry!!"

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Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"This had nice flavor. I am not a fan of cooking with wine since I don't drink it, but I went ahead and used a Pinot Noir and it was surprisingly delicious. Just a hint of the flavor after it cooked off. I will make this dish again."

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Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"This was very easy to make. It was a big hit at our house. I will definitely be making this recipe over and over again!"

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2013

"This is so delicious and easy to make."

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2013

"This is so delicious and easy to make. I'll make it next weekend for a family meeting dinner!"

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