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Meat Lovers' Rotini Bake

Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Amy Latta


  • 1 box Barilla Rotini
  • 1 package Johnsonville Italian Sausage Sweet
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 16 oz Galbani Low Moisture Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 jars Barilla Tomato & Basil Sauce
  • 1 small green bell pepper chopped {about 1/2 - 3/4 cup}
  • 1 small onion chopped {about 1/2 - 3/4 cup}


  • Brown ground beef, peppers, and onions in a large saucepan. Add two jars of Barilla sauce, stir, and set aside. Brown sausage links in a skillet for five minutes, then add 1/2 cup of water and simmer for 12 minutes until fully cooked. Slice links into small pieces and stir into sauce. Boil pasta according to package directions. Stir cooked pasta into the sauce, then place in a 4 quart baking pan. Shred mozzarella cheese and sprinkle a layer on top. Cover with foil and bake at 375 F for 1 hour, removing the foil for the last 15 minutes of baking time.