The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

Free Offer
Mr. Food Blue Ribbon Casseroles: 23 Easy Casserole Recipes

No matter if youre looking for a main dish or a go-along, these comfort food recipes will fit your mealtime needs. This FREE eCookbook will have you dreaming of casseroles all day long!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Cheesy Baked Rigatoni

(8 Votes)
Updated March 03, 2017
Baked Rigatoni
55 Min

When you're craving a cheesy pasta casserole, this Cheesy Baked Rigatoni recipe will do the trick! This pasta bake features three different kinds of cheese, so you know it's gonna be the ooey-gooey-melty kind of yummy!

What You'll Need:
  • 12 ounces rigatoni pasta
  • 1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 (26-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook rigatoni according to package directions until al dente or firm; drain. Place in a large bowl and add ricotta cheese, garlic powder, 1-1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, and the mushrooms; mix well.
  3. Spread 1 cup spaghetti sauce evenly over bottom of baking dish. Spoon rigatoni mixture over sauce, then cover with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Cover and bake 45 minutes, or until heated through. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and bake 10 more minutes.

Wanna add a yummy vegetable side? Why not try our Italian Vegetables to round out your meal!

Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

This was okay, but Mr. Food's recipe for Stuffed Shells has a lot more flavor.

Amazing!! I didn't have mushrooms, so I skipped them, other than that, followed the recipe exactly. I used home made ricotta. This smelled so amazing while baking! The kids cleaned their plates, that's rare. I will make this over and over again.

Added ground beef and cooked the whole 16oz box of noodles. Made lots of leftovers! Everyone complained that they were to fulll!

This totally looks like the kind of dish I could make during the work week. Looks super easy--can't wait to try it.

I'm heading to the store now to get the ingredients for this to make for dinner tonight. I'm going to add mushrooms, onions and ground beef. We shall see....

where is the save recipe buttong?

sounds good

For new cooks, boil the macaroni the least-to-middle amount of time mentioned on the box, not the maximum. Then bake. Then it will not "mush" when reheating gently, either, if you expect leftovers. (I use homemade spaghetti sauce when serving from the TOP of the stove, but find I can often substitute with jarred sauce when BAKING...and noone knows.)

i can not wait to make and taste this dish. yum


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Mr. Food Test Kitchen E-Newsletter

  • Tasty Quick & Easy Recipes
  • Helpful Cooking Tips & Hints
  • Themed eCookbooks
  • Special Partner Offers
  • ...and so much more

Enter Your Email:

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.


South Pacific Pork Chops

If you want tender, succulent pork drenched in yummy tropical flavor, then you'll love our South Pacific Pork Chops. The sauce on these easy pork chops is so good, you'll want to serve this over some white rice to soak it all up!

About Mr. Food Advertise on FAQ Contact Us Privacy Policy Press Room Terms of Service Keyword Index Find Us on TV Today's Recipe Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS

---- 1 ----