Italian Sausage Rigatoni Recipe

With Italian sausage, onions, peppers, and mozzarella cheese, the Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake is loaded with flavor and will definitely satisfy your hunger.

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Italian Sausage Pasta Bake

If you’re looking for a hearty and satisfying pasta dish, look no further than this Italian Sausage Rigatoni Bake.

With Italian sausage, Parmesan cheese, onions, peppers, and mozzarella cheese, it’s loaded with flavor and will definitely satisfy your hunger.

What’s not to love about this Italian Sausage Pasta Bake? We’ve got all of our favorite Italian flavors packed into one delicious dish.

italian sausage rigatoni

The rigatoni pasta is the perfect vessel for holding all of the deliciousness together.

And the best part is that it only takes 30 minutes to make!

This dish is loaded with Italian sausage, onions, peppers, rigatoni, and cheese.

The whole family will love it! It’s easy to make so you can have dinner on the table in no time.

italian sausage rigatoni

Give this dish a try tonight – you won’t be disappointed!

Italian Sausage Rigatoni Bake Ingredients

  • Rigatoni Noodles
  • Prego Sauce
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Small onion, chopped
  • Green Pepper, chopped
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Shredded Parmesan Cheese (you can use a mix of Parmesan, Romano Cheese)
  • Italian Sausage Links, sliced (hot, sweet, or mild)
italian sausage rigatoni

For exact measurements, please see the recipe card below.

Can I Use a Different Type of Pasta

Yes, absolutely. If you want to use to shells or spirals, go right ahead. The type of noodle will not make a difference.

How to Make Italian Sausage Rigatoni Bake

Start by cooking your rigatoni noodles according to package directions al dente.

italian sausage rigatoni

Slice your Italian Sausage into 1-inch pieces and fry until cooked through.

italian sausage rigatoni

When they are almost done cooking, add your onions and peppers. Cook until cooked through.

italian sausage rigatoni

When your noodles are done cooking, drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Place back into pot. (I use my Ninja Foodi for the cooking of the noodles and putting together my Rigatoni bake.)

italian sausage rigatoni

Add your Italian Sausage, onions, and peppers.

italian sausage rigatoni

Add your Italian seasoning.

italian sausage rigatoni

Dump in your jar of pasta sauce.

italian sausage rigatoni

Add in your bag of shredded mozzarella cheese and a 3/4 bag of Parmesan. Save the remainder for the top of the finished pasta.

italian sausage rigatoni

Finally, mix together until blended well while heating on low.

italian sausage rigatoni

Once it’s heated through, cover the pot and let sit for about 10-15 minutes in order for the cheese to melt.

Serve in individual bowls topped with Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of Italian seasoning.

italian sausage rigatoni

Serve with a side of garlic bread and enjoy!

italian sausage rigatoni
Yield: 6

Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake Recipe

italian sausage rigatoni

With Italian sausage, onions, peppers, and mozzarella cheese, the Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake is loaded with flavor and will definitely satisfy your hunger.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. box of Rigatoni Noodles
  • 1 large jar of Prego Sauce
  • 16 oz. bag of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Small onion, chopped
  • Green Pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian Seasoning
  • 8 oz. bag of Shredded Parmesan Cheese (you can use a mix of Parmesan, Romano Cheese)
  • 4 Italian Sausage Links, sliced

Instructions

  1. Start by cooking your rigatoni noodles according to package directions al dente. italian sausage rigatoni
  2. Slice your Italian Sausage into 1-inch pieces and fry until cooked through. italian sausage rigatoni
  3. When they are almost done cooking, add your onions and peppers. Cook until cooked through. italian sausage rigatoni
  4. When your noodles are done cooking, drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Place back into pot. (I use my Ninja Foodi for the cooking of the noodles and putting together my Rigatoni bake.) italian sausage rigatoni
  5. Add your Italian Sausage, onions, and peppers. italian sausage rigatoni
  6. Add your Italian seasoning. italian sausage rigatoni
  7. Dump in your jar of pasta sauce. italian sausage rigatoni
  8. Add in your bag of shredded mozzarella cheese and a 3/4 bag of Parmesan. Save the remainder for the top of the finished pasta. italian sausage rigatoni
  9. Finally, mix together until blended well while heating on low. italian sausage rigatoni
  10. Once it’s heated through, cover the pot and let sit for about 10-15 minutes in order for the cheese to melt. italian sausage rigatoni
  11. Serve in individual bowls topped with Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of Italian seasoning. italian sausage rigatoni
  12. Serve with a side of garlic bread and enjoy! italian sausage rigatoni

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 699Total Fat 40gSaturated Fat 21gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 19gCholesterol 105mgSodium 1626mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 2gSugar 6gProtein 47g

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