Hearty Baked Rigatoni Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hearty Baked Rigatoni Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Hearty Baked Rigatoni

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"Rigatoni baked with a perfectly seasoned sauce and melted cheese is always a crowd pleaser."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Toss hot rigatoni, 1-1/2 cups mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan and 1/2 jar pasta sauce; turn into 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Evenly pour on remaining Pasta Sauce.
  2. Bake covered 30 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella and let stand until cheese is melted.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 13, 2009

This was a great starter recipe for something easy and quick during the week... I did add green peppers,onions garlic and mushrooms and my family enjoyed it .

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 18, 2011

This was fairly fast and easy to put together and worked out for a weeknight meal. We didn't care much for it though and it was okay, just not something we want to have again. This is one we chose not to keep the leftovers, sorry :(

Nov 20, 2009

Very tasty! Can be done without ricotta cheese, but it's going to be less moist. I've done it before, adding about 1/4-1/2 cup milk in the place of ricotta.

Nov 10, 2009

great and easy recipe! While the noodles were boiling and the oven was warming up I mixed up the following: 1 lb. ground beef (undrained) 1c. chopped onions 1c. sliced mushrooms 1/2 tsp minced garlic dash of pepper Also, save some cheese for the topping before covering and putting in the oven. Will definitely make this again!

Jul 16, 2009

delicious! I'm making it for my family tonight...I will add one pound of ground beef though to this recipe!!!!

Jan 04, 2011

I added hamburger and fresh onion/garlic. Delicious served with garlic/cheese bread. Thank you!

Jan 07, 2010

The first time I made this dish I followed the original recipe and I thought it was a bit too cheesy. So when I made it again tonight, I used half the amount of all the chesses except mozz; and nearly twice the amount tomato sauce. I also added half a teaspoon each of onion powder, garlic powder, and sweet basil. It was excellent! It was indeed "hearty," I didn't feel the need for any side dishes and it still fed 3 college aged men.

Jun 10, 2010

Wonderful dish. My only change was using more ricotta cheese than it called for. I buy the ricotta in the tub and I just use the entire tub, I'm sure it isn't much more than the cup called for but it sure gave it a creamy texture. Yum.


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  • Calories
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 11.4 g
  • 46%
  • Protein
  • 20.4 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 557 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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