Baked Rigatoni with Sausage
This baked rigatoni recipe makes a hearty pasta dish when combined with the sausage and cheese. This is a great pasta recipe if the intended recipient has a large appetite.
1 pound Italian sausage; crumbled
1 cup milk
1 Tablespoon all purpose flour
1 jar (28 ounce) Italian style spaghetti sauce
1 pound Rigatoni pasta, cooked and drained
2 1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 Tablespoons dry bread crumbs
Directions:1. In large skillet, brown sausage 5 minutes; drain fat. Add milk and flour; mix well. Add spaghetti sauce, whisk until well blended.
2. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly.
3. Remove from heat. Stir in pasta, cheeses, garlic, salt and pepper.
4. In 13x9 inch baking dish, place pasta mixture. Bake in 350 degree F oven, uncovered, 25 minutes.
5. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and place under broiler just to brown.