Rigatoni Pasta Bake
Rigatoni Pasta Bake with minced beef - Rigatoni Bake
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

This is our version of delicious pasta bake rigatoni recipe, that is perfect for dinner! Easy pasta bake rigatoni recipe. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: European cuisine
Keyword: easy dinner, meat and pasta, simple
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 950 kcal
Author: Cooking Journey
Ingredients
  • 250 g Rigatoni /8.8 oz
  • 500 g minced beef /17.6 oz
  • 2 handfuls spinach leaves chopped
  • 1,5 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 250 g tomato puree /8.8 oz
  • 1/4 cup hard cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. Cook rigatoni in boiled water with salt at minimum time – about 8 minutes. Drain and leave in the same pot for later.

  2. Heat some olive oil in a pan, put minced beef. Cook it, frequently stirring, separating the lumps. Season it with salt and pepper. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, don't overcook it. Add Italian seasoning.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C

  4. Gently combine cooked beef with rigatoni.

  5. Add 1 jar of tomato puree and combine it with pasta and beef.

  6. Then add freshly chopped spinach, combine again. 

  7. Add shredded mozzarella. 

  8. Place pasta in the baking dish. Bake for about 20 minutes.

  9. Now return the pasta from the oven, but don't turn it off. Grate some cheese on top. Bake for about 5 minutes until cheese just melts.

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