Baked Sausage Rigatoni with Spinach

Baked Sausage Rigatoni with Spinach - This casserole is soul satisfying in the way only a massive pan of cheesy pasta can be.

Summary: This casserole is soul satisfying in the way only a massive pan of cheesy pasta can be. It is especially delicious when combined with a hunk of crusty bread, some mixed greens dressed in lemon and olive oil, and a gaggle of your closest friends/family. Make it tonight–I promise it won’t disappoint!

Ingredients

    • 1 pound rigatoni noodles
    • a few handfuls of baby spinach (about 3 cups)
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
    • 6 cloves garlic, minced
    • 5 Italian sausage links, casings removed (one package, I used turkey sausage)
    • 2 cans whole tomatoes (28 oz. each)
    • 1 tablespoon dried basil
    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • a few grinds of pepper
    • For the cheese mix
    • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
    • 2 teaspoons dried basil
    • 2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend

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Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 1 hour(s)

Number of servings (yield): 10

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