Giada bakes rigatoni with sweet Italian sausage, broccoli and ricotta, all topped with gooey melted mozzarella!
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Baked Rigatoni with Sausage
RECIPE COURTESY OF GIADA DE LAURENTIIS
Total: 50 minutes
Active: 30 min
Yield: 6 to 8 portions
1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for the pasta
1 pound rigatoni pasta
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound sweet Italian sausage, housings removed
1 big or 2 little heads broccoli, chopped into little florets
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
One 25-ounce container marinara sauce
1 cup newly grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees F.
For the topping: Include the ricotta, basil, and salt to a little bowl. Stir together with a rubber spatula. Reserve.
For the pasta: Bring a large pot of water to boil. Season well with salt and cook the rigatoni for 5 minutes. Drain pipes well, scheduling 1/2 cup pasta water.
Meanwhile, heat a big braiser or ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Include the olive oil and sausage to the pan. Cook, stirring frequently and disintegrating the meat with the back of a spoon, up until beginning to brown, about 7 minutes. Add the broccoli and garlic and cook to wed the tastes, about 3 minutes. Stir in the marinara and 1/4 teaspoon salt until completely combined. Include the pasta to the pan and spray with 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Toss well to coat. Include the reserved pasta water to thin the sauce somewhat.
Dollop the ricotta cheese mixture equally over the top. Nestle the ricotta mix into the pasta and cover with a few of the pasta. Sprinkle with the mozzarella and staying 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and bake till golden brown and bubbly, about 20 minutes. Enable to sit for 5 minutes before serving.
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