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Baked Rigatoni with Cream Cheese

An Easy Baked Pasta Recipe for Family Meal time everyone will love.

Keyword Baked, Pasta

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Rigatoni
  • 1 Jar Spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Pepper
  • 8 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare rigatoni pasta as directions on box.
  3. While pasta is cooking, brown ground beef thoroughly. Drain and rinse with hot water. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Add appropriate seasonings (pepper and dash Italian seasoning)
  4. Drain rigatoni and rinse with hot water. Add cream cheese to pan on low heat and return rigatoni to pan. Add teaspoon of Italian seasoning to cream cheese and noodles. Stir until cream cheese melted.
  5. Grease casserole dish. Add meat/sauce mixture to bottom of dish. Layer rigatoni across dish. Cover with remaining meat and sauce mixture.
  6. Cover with Parmesan cheese.
  7. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes it extremely easy to adapt. Try different cheeses, sauce, and meat to make each time different!