Rigatoni in Zesty Tomato and Meat Sauce

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

A family favorite, leftovers are much tastier the next day

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. in a large pot combine the meat, pepperoni, celery, garlic and onion. cook until meat is browned.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. stir in remaining ingredients, reserving water for thinning if needed.
  4. simmer over low heat, about 1 hour, or until heated through.
  5. * stir often to avoid burning *.
  6. add small amounts of water or tomato juice as needed to prevent from getting too thick.
  7. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  8. Serve sauce over rigatoni noodles.
  9. *VARIATION AND NOTES:.
  10. *use ground turkey and turkey pepperoni for a lower fat version.
  11. *sauce will be thicker and better the next day.
  12. Refrigerate leftovers.

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