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Classic Cheesy Stuffed Sausage Pasta Bake by Picky Palate

Cheesy Stuffed Sausage Pasta Bake

This classic Cheesy Stuffed Sausage Pasta Bake makes the perfect weeknight dinner! You'll be licking your plate clean with this one.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword best pasta recipe, cheesy pasta recipe, easy pasta bake, pasta casserole, sausage pasta, sausage pasta bake, sausage pasta recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 601kcal
Author Jenny


  • Oven


  • 1 pound Rigatoni pasta or other small noodle
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 26 ounce jar pasta sauce
  • 15 ounces Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and cook pasta according to package directions. Remove 1 minute before suggested cook time. Drain and set aside.
  • Cook Italian sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in pasta sauce and cooked pasta. Transfer half of mixed pasta to a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Place Ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses into a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Spoon dollops evenly over pasta in baking dish. Spread to cover pasta. Top with remaining pasta then top with additional shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, until cheese is melted. Remove and serve warm.


Calories: 601kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1149mg | Potassium: 664mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 388mg | Iron: 2.7mg