Big Eddie's Rigatoni

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Jun. 08, 2012

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!


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



1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.


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.


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


13. Serve hot as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Bit Difficult
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 797Calories from Fat 329

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1374 mg57.25%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 52 g104%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet