Rigatoni and Italian Sausage Bake (Potluck)

Carol Junkins


This recipe was given to me many years ago by a neighbor. Everyone loves it and it is great to bring to cook-outs as it feeds alot of people. Easy and good and everyone always asks for the recipe.
Hope you enjoy it !

Great to bring to a potluck gathering !!!!


★★★★★ 3 votes

25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1/4 c
    olive oil or salad oil
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage (sliced)
  • 1 large
  • 1 clove
  • 1 large
    green pepper, yellow or orange chopped and cooked with onion and sausage
  • 1 lb
    mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 lb
    rigatoni pasta
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 lb
    morzzarella cheese (cubed or sliced)
  • 11/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1-6oz can(s)
    tomato paste
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Rigatoni and Italian Sausage Bake (Potluck)


  1. Heat oil and saute onion, garlic and sausage slices until meat is brown. Add remaining ingredients (except rigatoni and cheeses) and bring to boil. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Cook rigatoni, drain and rinse it.
  2. Don't forget to sprinkle your parmesan and slice your morzzarella on top before you bake. Wrap tin foil tightly on top of 13x9" greased casserole you want to keep the moisture in.
  3. Heat oven to 400 degrees - Put cooked rigatoni in greased casserole dish, cover with meat and sauce. Add cheeses Parm. and sliced or cubed morz) Bake 20 min. covered with foil. Spray the foil with oil so it won't stick to food.

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About Rigatoni and Italian Sausage Bake (Potluck)

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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