Baked Rigatoni

Baked Rigatoni
Baked Rigatoni
Baked Rigatoni
Baked Rigatoni

Baked Rigatoni... a great pasta dish for any time of the year!

4
Servings
950
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Rigatoni Pasta
  • 4 cups Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 pound Chopped Beef
  • 1/2 pound Grated Parmigiano
  • 1 pound Mozzarella
  • 1/4 pound Ham
  • 1/2 cup Dry White Wine
  • 3 Leaves Fresh Basil
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • EV Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

Directions

In a sauce pan add some olive oil and chopped onion.
Once the onion turns clear add the chopped meat an let it saute` in the oil and the onion.
After 3 minutes add the wine and let it evaporate for 5 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce and let everything cook at low heat for 20 minutes. Stir from time to time.
In a separate pot boil water and cook the rigatoni.
The rigatoni should be cooked very "Al Dente".
In an oven pan spread a thin layer of meat sauce and add a layer of rigatoni.
Cover the rigatoni with a layer of sauce and a good sprinkle of Parmigiano.
Add a layer of mozzarella cut in small cubes and a layer of slices of ham.
Repeat the layering process until you have no more rigatoni.
The last layer of rigatoni should be covered with a generous layer of sauce, a good sprinkle of Parmigiano and mozzarella cubes.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 375F.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Sugar
24g
27%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Carbohydrate, by difference
122g
94%
Protein
45g
98%
Vitamin A, RAE
208µg
30%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
52mg
69%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
29µg
32%
Calcium, Ca
570mg
57%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
96µg
24%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
101mg
32%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
10mg
71%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
637mg
91%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
48µg
87%
Sodium, Na
2517mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
292g
11%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

Rigatoni Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Rigatoni Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.