THREE CHEESE ITALIAN RIGATONI PIE

Three Cheese Italian Rigatoni Pie

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Lorraine Passero

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@Lorraine9

WHAT A CUTE PARTY DISH . OR POT LUCK

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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    rigatoni pasta, uncooked
  • 1 jar(s)
    pasta sauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 16 oz
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 8 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese

How to Make THREE CHEESE ITALIAN RIGATONI PIE

Step-by-Step

  1. COOK RIGAYONI IN LSRGE POT OF BOILING SALTED WATER
    COOK 1 MIN LESS THAN DIRECTIONS SO THE PASTA CAN STILL STAND UP . DRAIN PASTA AND RUN UNDER COLD WATER
  2. TOSS PASTA WITH ONE TABLESPOON OF OIL AND GRADED CHEESE..SET ASIDE
  3. IN LARGE FRYING PAN BROWN MEAT IN 1 TABLESPOON OF OIL..POUR OFF FAT WHEN COOKED
  4. ADD WATER AND PASTA SAUCE TO MEAT . BRING TO BOIL. THEN LOWER HEAT TO SIMMER AT LEAST 20 MIN, CHECK IF IT NEEDS A LITTLE MORE WATER
  5. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND COOL FOR 10 MIN.
  6. MIX RICOTTA CHEESE AND EGG . SET ASIDE
  7. PREHEAT OVEN TO 400 DEGREES
  8. GREASE SPRINGFORM PAN
  9. TAKE COOKED RIGATONI AND STAND EACH PIECE UP AROUND PAN . CONTINUE TILL PAN IS TIGHTLY PACKED
  10. POUR CHEESE MIXTURE ON TOP AND SPREAD EVENLY
  11. POUR MEAT MIXTURE ON TOP AND USE FINGERS TO MAKE SURE WHOLES ARE FILLED( PATIENCE WITH THIS IS BEST)
  12. BAKE 15 MIN AT 400 DEGREES
  13. REMOVE FROM OVEN AND TOP WITH MOZZARELLA CHEESE
  14. BAKE 15 MORE MIN AT400 DEGREES
  15. LET STAND 10 MIN THEN RUN KNIFE AROUND EDGE TO HELP REMOVE FROM PAN

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About THREE CHEESE ITALIAN RIGATONI PIE

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian



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