Recipe: Rigatoni alla Pizzaiola


A delicious recipe.  Rigatoni alla Pizzaiola… a colorful and flavorful summer dish.

rigatoni alla pizzaiola



  • 1 Lb – Rigatoni
  • 2 Qts – Tomato sauce
  • 2 Lbs – Ripe plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 Lb – Gaeta olives
  • 1 LB – Swiss cheese cut in small cubes
  • 4 Cloves garlic finely chopped
  • Oregano
  • EV olive oil
  • Salt & pepper



1 1)

Cut the tomatoes in half, sprinkle them with a bit of oil, garlic and salt and place them in a shallow oven pan. Bake for about 35 mins. at 375F or until golden.
2 2) Spread half of the tomatoes in a deep oven pan.
3 3)Add the rigatoni cooked very al dente. Cover with a generous layer of the tomato sauce. Add the olives, cheese cubes, grated cheese and a sprinkle of oregano.
4 4) Cover the pasta with the remaining tomatoes. Sprinkle more grated cheese. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

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