Sweet Tomato Cream Rigatoni

With Ricotta, Asiago, and Fresh Basil

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

Vegetarian
A note about serious food allergies

If you're looking for satisfying comfort food, look no further than this silky rigatoni with sweet tomato cream sauce. Teeming with fresh ricotta, Asiago, garlic, and ribbons of basil, this dish is comfort food that's ready in less than 25 minutes.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Basil Sprigs
  • Info
    8 oz. Mezzi Rigatoni
  • 15 oz. Diced Tomatoes, Canned
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • Info
    ½ cup Ricotta Cheese
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    819
  • Carbohydrates
    57g
  • Fat
    35g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Sodium
    474mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Rinse and stack basil leaves, roll into a cylinder, and slice across the length of the roll, creating very thin strips (chiffonade).

  • Step 2 - Cook the Pasta
    2

    Cook the Pasta

    Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Put a colander in the sink.Once boiling, add the rigatoni and cook until al dente, about 8-9 minutes. Drain pasta, return to pot, and set aside.

  • Step 3 - Prepare the Sauce
    3

    Prepare the Sauce

    Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Once hot, add garlic and sauté for 1 minute, or until translucent. Add the diced tomatoes (including juice from can), heavy cream, sugar, basil (reserving a pinch for garnish), and half the ricotta (reserving remaining for garnish) and stir together until smooth. Reduce heat to low and allow sauce to thicken, about 4-5 minutes.

  • Step 4 - Fold in the Pasta
    4

    Fold in the Pasta

    Add salt and pepper to taste. Add sauce to the pot with the cooked pasta and coat rigatoni completely.

  • Step 5 - Plate the Dish
    5

    Plate the Dish

    Ladle the pasta and sauce onto a plate or into a shallow bowl. Top with remaining Ricotta and Asiago cheeses. Garnish with remaining fresh basil and a crack of black pepper.