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sausage and swiss chard rigatoni

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Doreen Fish
Oshawa, ON

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For sausage and swiss chard rigatoni

  • 4 tsp
    olive oil
  • 3
    italian sausages, casings removed
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can
    28 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 tsp
  • pinch
    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

How To Make sausage and swiss chard rigatoni

  • 1
    Heat 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.

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