Sausage and Swiss Chard Rigatoni

Sausage And Swiss Chard Rigatoni Recipe

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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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  • 4 tsp
    olive oil
  • 3
    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
  • 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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About Sausage and Swiss Chard Rigatoni

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Healthy

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