Baked pasta casseroles are always a hit and our Italian Sausage and Rigatoni Casserole is the perfect example. Made with a homemade sauce of sausage, mushrooms and peppers, pasta and 5 kinds of cheese, this pasta bake is a weeknight winner.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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2 lb. Italian sausage
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 green pepper, diced
1 can (680 mL) spaghetti sauce
4 cups penne pasta or rigatoni, cooked
2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded 4 Cheese Italiano Cheese
3/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese
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How do I make it ?
BROWN sausage; breaking up slightly while cooking. Place in a large saucepan with mushrooms and peppers. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Add pasta to sauce.
SPOON 1/2 of the rigatoni mixture into a 13 x 9 inch (3.5 L) baking dish. Top with 1/2 of the cheeses; repeat layers.