Thursday, February 7, 2008

Cheesy Rigatoni


***My entire family LOVES this recipe. It is quite a favorite. Enjoy!***

1 (16 ounce) package rigatoni pasta, uncooked
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
1 (11 ounce) can condensed cheddar cheese soup
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1-1 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2-3 cups shredded Italian cheese (6 cheeses mixed), divided

Prepare the pasta according to the package directions; rinse and drain. Pour into 9 X 13 casserole dish. Cook and stir the beef over medium-high heat until meat is browned; drain.
Add in spaghetti sauce, soup, pepper, and Italian seasoning; stir to combine.
Pour sauce over pasta. Carefully mix sauce in. Add 2 cups cheese and mix in.
Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over the top. Cover with tinfoil.
Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until heated through. Take tinfoil off for last 5 minutes to let cheese melt.

1 comment:

Amateur Cook said...

I've got 3 littlies and 1 biggie apart from myself and I'll bet after we eat this it is going to become a family favorite at our house too!