Pasta al forno

Serve 4-5 people


  1. 500gr Rigatoni pasta
  2. 2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  3. 2 jar of red datterino puree
  4. 12oz ricotta cheese
  5. 8oz Mozzarella cheese
  6. ½ cup of grated parmigiano reggiano cheese
  7. Salt and black pepper to taste
  8. Few leaves of basil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook rigatoni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until al dente.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet medium heat. Add datterino tomato puree, couple leaves of basil and salt to taste. Stir and cook about 10 minutes.
  4. Drain rigatoni and pour a layer into a medium casserole dish. Pour sauce over rigatoni. Sprinkle Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese , ricotta cheese, and mozzarella cubes evenly over the top. Repeat it one more time. At the end spread a little bit black pepper to taste.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven about 15minutes. Then give mixture a quick stir. Then turn the oven in broil for about 5 minutes until browned. ( pay attention once turn over in broil, as it goes very quick to brown over the top).
  6. Serve right away

 Shopping List: 

1. Rigatoni

2. Red Datterino Tomato Puree

3. Extra Virgin Olive oil