MANICOTTI ITALIAN CASSEROLE

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Total Time: 40 mins | Yield: 8 Servings

This incredible recipe was given to me by my dear friend, Alex. You need to give this a try! Oh, man, you are so in for a treat!

Ingredients:

1-lb rigatoni pasta

1-lb ground beef

1-lb Italian sausage

1 (8 oz) can mushroom, drained

2 (32 oz) jars of spaghetti sauce

1 ½ pound shredded mozzarella cheese

thinly sliced pepperoni

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Place a large pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to high, then allow the water to boil.

Step 3: Add the rigatoni and cook for about 10 minutes or until firm to bite. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 4: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 5: Add the ground beef and Italian sausage. Cook until brown and crumbly.

Step 6: Remove the sausage and ground beef from the skillet and transfer them into a baking dish.

Step 7: Add the cooked pasta, mushrooms, and spaghetti sauce over the meat mixture.

Step 8: Sprinkle a generous amount of cheese and pepperoni over everything.

Step 9: Place the baking dish inside the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted completely.

Step 10: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for a few minutes.

Step 11: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Protein: 52.1g104 % | Carbohydrates: 77.6g25 % | Dietary Fiber: 8.5g34 % | Sugars: 23.5g | Fat: 43g66 % | Saturated Fat: 18.4g92 % | Cholesterol: 126.8mg42 % | Vitamin A Iu: 1461.3IU29 % | Niacin | Equivalents: 24.8mg191 % | Vitamin B6: 0.8mg50 % | Vitamin C: 4.6mg8 % | Folate: 158.8mcg40 % | Calcium: 744.9mg75 % | Iron: 5.3mg30 % | Magnesium: 114.5mg41 % | Potassium: 1186.8mg33 % | Sodium: 2247.8mg90 % | Thiamin: 0.5mg45 % | Calories From Fat: 386.8

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