Barilla® Mezzi Rigatoni

with Sausage, Eggplant & Sweet Peppers

Blue Box Mezzi Rigatoni

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Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni

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  • 560
    Calories
  • 51.0g
    Carbohydrate
  • 17.0g
    Protein
  • 0.0g
    Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 people       

  • 1 BOX Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni
  • 1/2 CUP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 POUND Italian Sausage Crumbled
  • 2  Medium Onions Chopped
  • 4 CLOVES Garlic Minced
  • 1  Medium Eggplant Peeled Cubed
  • 2 CUPS Red Bell Peppers Chopped
  • 1 1/2 TEASPOON Salt
  • 1/4 TEASPOON Black Pepper Freshly Ground
  • 1 1/2 CUP Fresh Basil Chopped Divided

Instructions

  • BRING a large pot of water to a boil
  • HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat

  • Add sausage, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Reduce heat to medium

  • Add eggplant, red pepper, salt and black pepper; cover

  • Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until eggplant is tender and sausage is cooked through; stir occasionally

  •  Meanwhile, COOK Mezzi Rigatoni according to package directions; drain and return to pot
  • ADD skillet mixture to hot Mezzi Rigatoni
  • Stir in basil, reserving 2 teaspoons

  • Mix well
  • Transfer to serving platter; sprinkle with reserved basil

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