Sausage Rigatoni with Tomato Cream Sauce

and garlic bread

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • Info
    4 oz. Light Cream
  • Info
    5 oz. Rigatoni
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
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    1 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Info
    1 French Roll
  • ½ fl. oz. Basil Oil
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    923
  • Carbohydrates
    91g
  • Fat
    46g
  • Protein
    38g
  • Sodium
    1487mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 11-13 minutes. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and set aside. While pasta cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Remove Italian sausage from casing. Halve French roll. Place roll halves on prepared baking sheet, cut side up. Drizzle with basil oil and top with half the garlic (reserve remaining for sausage) and cheese.

  • 3

    Cook the Sausage

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add sausage to hot pan and stir occasionally, breaking up into pieces, until no pink remains, 4-6 minutes. Add remaining garlic and cook until aromatic, 30-60 seconds.

  • 4

    Toast the Bread

    Place baking sheet in hot oven and toast until cheese is lightly browned, 5-7 minutes. While bread toasts, finish sauce.

  • 5

    Finish Sauce and Finish Dish

    Add ¼ cup pasta cooking water, tomato paste, cream, and a pinch of salt and pepper to pan. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, stir in pasta and spinach. Return to a boil. Once boiling, cook until spinach is wilted, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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