Kielbasa, Pasta and Cheddar Bake

Recipe by LeahMarie
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Coat a 10-cup baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook rigatoni until al dente, firm but tender, following package instructions. Drain.
  • In large heavy-bottom saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, cook 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in milk.
  • Bring to boil, stirring continuously; boil until thickened, about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Set aside 1 cup of cheese for topping casserole.
  • Whisk remaining 2 cups cheese, hot-pepper sauce, and salt into mixture.
  • In pasta pot, combine rigatoni, cheese sauce, kielbasa and apples into baking dish.
  • Cover.
  • Bake covered for 30 minutes.
  • Uncover and stir.
  • Sprinkle with 1 cup remaining cheese and scallions.
  • Bake until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.
  • Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Serve.
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