Sausage And Swiss Chard Rigatoni Recipe

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Sausage and Swiss Chard Rigatoni

Doreen Fish


This is an excellent dish and can be doubled or tripled. We made this all the time in our community kitchen....if u don't like the pork sausage just substitute turkey sausages.

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1 Hr


4 tsp
olive oil
italian sausages, casings removed
3 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
hot pepper flakes
1 can(s)
28 oz diced tomatoes
1/4 c
chopped fresh basil
1/4 tsp
of sugar
1 c
rinsed and drained canned navy beans
5 c
rigatoni pasta, uncooked
8 c
swiss chard, chopped
2/3 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 c
parmesan cheese


1Heat oil, saute sausage meat, breaking up with a spoon, until browned.Stir in garlic and hot pepper flakes;cook for 2 mins.
Add tomatoes,basil, s/p and sugar; bring to a boil.. Reduce heat and simmer 20 mins. Stir in beans. (can be made ahead: let cool and put in fridge for 24 hours.
Cook pasta in a large pot until slightly firm, about 7-8 mins.
Drain and return to pot reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Add the tomato sauce and sausage mixture, reserved water, and swiss chard. Toss to coat. Transfer to a large baking dish (10 cup) and sprinkle with the cheeses. bake at 375 for 20 mins covered. uncover and bake 10 more mins until brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Healthy