Italian Casserole (Rigatoni and Cheese With Tomato Sauce)

Recipe by littleturtle
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook rigatoni according to package directions until al dente; drain.
  • Combine tomato sauce with seasonings, and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minuntes.
  • Add sauce to pasta and toss to coat.
  • In a baking dish, arrange pasta and cheese in layers, ending with cheese.
  • Pour melted butter over all.
  • Bake, covered, for 15 minutes.
  • Uncover, and bake for another 15 minutes.
  • To freeze: Undercook pasta by a minute or two. Assemble dish as directed. Wrap with plastic wrap and then foil. Label and freeze.
  • To serve: Thaw in fridge. Remove plastic wrap and recover with foil. Bake as directed for 20 minutes. Then uncover and bake 15 more minutes.
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