Rigatoni Pasta Pie *A Fun Twist On Pasta*

Rigatoni Pasta Pie A Fun Twist On Pasta

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Muir Glen organic whole peeled tomatoes, crushed with your hands
  • 1 pinch coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the turkey and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the crushed red pepper, garlic, salt and pepper. After a couple of minutes add the crushed tomatoes and simmer for 20 more minutes.
  • Cook the rigatoni. When ready, toss with Parmesan cheese.
  • Tightly pack the rigatoni in an oiled 9-inch spring form pan, standing on their ends. Gently pour the meat sauce over.
  • Cook in an oven for 15 minutes. Then top with mozzarella cheese, and bake another 15 minutes.
  • Top with fresh basil (optional.)
  • Enjoy!

Submitted By: Darcy Dugan

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