Seven-Layer Rigatoni

Seven-Layer Rigatoni

Treat your family with this cheesy casserole made with pasta, sausage and veggies - perfect for Italian dinner.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

3
cups uncooked rigatoni pasta (9 ounces)
1
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes, undrained
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
package (8 ounces) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1
jar (7 ounces) roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 1/2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (10 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray rectangular baking dish 13x9x2-inches, with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, cook sausage in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Mix tomatoes, garlic and basil.
  3. Layer half each of the pasta, sausage, mushrooms, bell peppers, Parmesan cheese, tomato mixture and mozzarella cheese; repeat layers.
  4. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until hot and cheese is golden brown.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Save time by using the new precooked sausage crumbles available in the meat department at your supermarket.
Health Twist
Slash the fat in this family-favorite casserole by using 3/4 lb bulk turkey Italian sausage and reduced-fat mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 1170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 3 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.