How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

If  you like spicy food, you probably make plenty of Indian, Mexican, Thai, and Korean Food. One cuisine that isn’t so easy to make spicy is Italian, until now…

RAGU has a new, spicier pasta sauce to meet the demand for spicy Italian food. Add the new Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce to all of your favorite Italian dishes for added spice and heat.

I added the spicy sauce to my Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake recipe this week. It tasted like an entirely new recipe, my family loved it!

How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

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Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

RAGU makes mealtime quick, easy, and delicious for my family. I like to make a variety of Italian dishes, including this Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe that I’ve made spicy with the new Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce.

This is a quick and easy recipe to prepare any day of the week, you can even prepare ahead of time, freeze it and bake at a later date.

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Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe
How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe
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How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Cook pasta until al dente, drain and set aside
  3. Combine cottage cheese, sour cream, egg, and 1/2 of the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses
  4. Place sliced butter on bottom of 9x13 pan
  5. Add 1/2 of cooked pasta
  6. Spread cheese mixture over pasta
  7. Spread cooked spinach evenly over cheese mixture
  8. Place the rest of pasta on top
  9. Pour 1 jar of Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce on top
  10. Cook for 30 minutes
  11. Add the rest of the cheese on top and bake for another 10 minutes, until cheese melts

As you can see, this is a quick layered pasta dish full of delicious flavors. It is so much easier than preparing this dish as stuffed shells or rotolo.  By adding the Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce to this dish, it gave it a completely different taste and experience!

How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

The Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce makes it easy to serve spicy Italian dishes for my family now. It has just the right about of spice and heat for a delicious meal – this sauce satisfies the need for a spicier meal without going overboard. Indeed there is a need for spicier foods, according to a recent Kalsec study, 73 – 80% of people like hot or spicy foods for dinner.

Not only does the new Spicy Italian Style RAGU Pasta Sauce provide a little heat and spicy flavor to your favorite Italian dishes, but you are in for a treat with 100% California-grown tomatoes, red bell peppers, and plenty of fiery red pepper flakes!

RAGU_SpicyItalAnother thing that I like about this new RAGU product line is that the sauce contains no artificial flavors, no artificial colors and no high-fructose corn syrup. You can feel good about serving this sauce in your favorite Italian dish!

Have you seen it yet in stores? I’ve found it at Acme and Giant Eagle locally for only about $2-2.50.

How to Make Italian Food Spicy + Cheesy Spinach Rigatoni Bake Recipe

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