Hearty Baked Rigatoni
Here's a quick make-ahead tip...cook the pasta the day before, rinse with cold water until cool, toss with a tiny bit of olive oil and refrigerate. To assemble, microwave the pasta until warm and you're ready to continue with the recipe.
Yield: 8 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Cost per serving*: $ 1.27
Cost per recipe*: $ 10.12
* Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.Ingredients
1 lb. rigatoni or large tube pasta, cooked and drained
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (about 8 oz.)
1 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Sweet Tomato Basil Smooth Pasta Sauce, divided
- Preheat oven to 350°. Toss hot rigatoni, 1-1/2 cups mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan and 1/2 jar Pasta Sauce; turn into 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Evenly pour on remaining Pasta Sauce.
- Bake covered 30 minutes or until heated through.
- Top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella and let stand until cheese is melted.