Pasta Rustica with Three Cheeses

Jeannette Bailey


Always a request in our family get together, a recipe from grandma's recipe box.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
30 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 12 oz
    turkey sausage, casing removed
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tsp
    fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp
    red bell pepper flakes
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato puree (28 ozs)
  • 1 lb
    penne pasta, cooked
  • 1 1/4 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 c
    mozarella cheese
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmigiano rigiano
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse salt

How to Make Pasta Rustica with Three Cheeses


  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
  2. Saute garlic, onion, sausage, basil and red pepper flakes and salt. Add tomatoe puree, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes. Add cooked pasta and remove from heat.
  3. Stir in ricotta cheese and half of the mozarella cheese. Transfer into a baking dish and sprinkle the rest of the mozarella cheese and parmigiano. Bake for half an hour or until cheese are melted.

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About Pasta Rustica with Three Cheeses

Course/Dish: Pasta

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