Kielbasa, Pasta & Cheddar Bake

Makes 8
Prep 25 m
Cook 8 m
Bake 40 m
Stand 10 m



  1. 1 of 6 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 10-cup baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. 2 of 6 In large deep pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook rigatoni until al dente, firm but tender, following package directions. Drain.
  3. 3 of 6 Meanwhile, in large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to boiling, stirring continuously; boil until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  4. 4 of 6 Set aside 1 cup cheese for topping the casserole. Whisk remaining 2 cups cheese, hot-pepper sauce and salt into milk mixture.
  5. 5 of 6 In pasta pot, combine rigatoni, cheese sauce, kielbasa and apples. Spoon into prepared baking dish, mounding slightly. Cover.
  6. 6 of 6 Bake in 350 degree oven, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover and stir. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese and the scallions. Bake until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information for Kielbasa, Pasta & Cheddar Bake
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 485 kcal cal., 20 g pro., 577 mg sodium, 4 g fiber, 20 g Fat, total, 56 g carb., 11 g sat. fat, 54 mg chol.
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