Baked Rigatoni with Bolognese

Baked Rigatoni with Bolognese

Baked Rigatoni with Bolognese

Baked Rigatoni with Bolognese

I adapted this recipe from a coupon insert from King Soopers®. The original recipe is promoting specific Brand Names with full fat and sodium versions. After making my adjustments, I think you will agree that the final result is so good, you would never think it's a heart healthy recipe!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Diet Blue, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Servings 6
Cost $1.70 per serving
Sodium 307 mg

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (16-ounce) box Rigatoni Pasta Noodles
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar Low Sodium Marinara Sauce
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ cup Low Moisture Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 pound 93% Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 teaspoon Minced Garlic (jar)
  • 1 cup Onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Basil Leaves

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef and onion for about 10 minutes, or until beef is no longer pink and onions are soft. Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the marinara sauce and water. Lower heat and simmer until pasta is cooked and drained.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions without salt for al dente. Drain and stir into sauce. Pour pasta and sauce mixture into a 2-quart baking dish.
  • In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, oregano, and basil. Spoon tablespoons over the top of the pasta, tucking down so mostly covered. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Rigatoni with Bolognese
Amount per Serving
Calories
785
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
44
mg
15
%
Sodium
 
307
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
67
g
26
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
Carb Count
 
4.5
23
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Beef Recipes, Casserole Dishes, Dinner Recipes, Heart Healthy, High Protein, Pasta and Pizza
Food Groups ***Meat = 2.5 servings, Starch = 4 servings, Vegetables = 2.5 servings
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