3cupsshredded mozzarella cheesedivided into 1 cup and 2 cups
½cupgrated parmesan cheese
optionalfresh basil, 1 - 2- cups ricotta cheese, salt, and black pepper
In a large bowl, mix together cooked rigatoni, spaghetti sauce, browned ground meat, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, and parmesan cheese.
Pour mixture into a 9x13” casserole dish and top with remaining 2 cups of mozzarella.
Bake at 350F for 25 - 30 minutes, until warmed through and cheese is melted and bubbly. If you are using a broiler safe dish, you can turn on the broiler in the last couple minutes to brown the cheese, but watch closely!
Calories are automatically generated. For best results calculate based on your exact ingredients.Slow CookerTo make this in a crockpot, add cooked rigatoni, pasta sauce, ground meat, mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, and parmesan cheese to the crock. Mix well, then top with remaining mozzarella.Cover and cook on high for about 2 hours, or low for 3 hours, until cheese is melted and dish is heated through.