Baked Rigatoni with Beef


Rigatoni is a great family weeknight meal. Slightly undercook the pasta for this classic hamburger casserole because it cooks again in the oven.

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2 1/2 cups uncooked whole wheat rigatoni pasta (about 7 oz)
1 lb ground beef sirloin
1 jar (26 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato basil pasta sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Small fresh basil leaves, if desired


1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11×7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, using minimum cook time.
2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
3 In baking dish, stir together cooked pasta, beef, pasta sauce and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese.
4 Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with basil.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories 270
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 440mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Protein 22g

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