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Big Eddie's Rigatoni

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Tried & true, this is one of our all-time favorite casseroles! It's easy to put together, and if your family loves Italian food, this will become one of your all-time favorites, too!
Ingredients
  Rigatoni pasta 16 Ounce, uncooked
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 2 Pound
  Spaghetti sauce mix 1 1⁄2 Ounce (package)
  Chunky tomato pasta sauce 45 Ounce
  Mozzarella cheese slices 8 , divided
  Provolone cheese slices 8 , divided
  Sour cream 8 Ounce
  Grated parmesan cheese 8 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

MAKING
2. Cook the pasta according to packet directions and drain well.
3. Add in salt to the pasta and toss well to mix, set aside.
4. In a large pan, over medium heat, brown ground beef and drain.
5. Add in the spaghetti sauce mix and pasta sauce and stir until heated through.
6. In a greased 13"x9" baking pan, make layer of half the pasta, 4 slices mozzarella and 4 slices provolone cheese.
7. Put the sour cream and spread all over the cheese slices.
8. Spoon half of ground beef mixture and spread.
9. Repeat the layering, with remaining paste, cheese slices and ground beef mixture.
10. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese, on top.
11. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

FINALIZING
12. Remove from the oven and allow to sit for 10 minutes.

SERVING
13. Serve hot as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
Italian American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Casserole
Ingredient: 
Rigatoni
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Protein
Occasion: 
4th of July
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 797 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.6%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 134.4 mg44.8%

Sodium 1374.1 mg57.3%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g20.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 16.3 g

Protein 52 g104.6%

Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 19.1%

Calcium 60% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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