Sausage, pasta, cheese, and marinara sauce. That’s all you need to make this quick and easy recipe that’s sure to become a family favorite. Italian sausage, a good marinara sauce, and rigatoni pasta are a team that’s hard to beat. Adding a little spinach boosts the flavor (and is a great way to hide a serving of veggies). Top it all off with a healthy dose of hot and bubbly mozzarella cheese and this dinner will be eaten faster than it takes to put it all together.

Sausage and Rigatoni Bake

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  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: 1 hour, 30 minutes
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  • 2 links sweet Italian sausage (about 8-10 oz), vacuum sealed
  • 4 oz rigatoni pasta
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil for garnish


1) Place 2 links of vacuum sealed sausage into a Suvie pan and cover with water. Place pan in the bottom zone of Suvie. Place 1 cup spinach in a second Suvie pan and place in the top zone of Suvie. Input settings and cook now or schedule.

Suvie Cook Settings

Bottom Zone: Sous Vide at 155°F for 1 hour

Top Zone: Sous Vide at 155°F for 1 hour

2) Place 4 oz rigatoni in the Suvie starch strainer set within the Suvie pasta pot (green handles). Cover pot with lid and place inside the Suvie Starch Cooker, ensuring the pot is centered on the hot plate. Input settings and cook now or schedule.

Suvie Starch Cooker Settings

Pasta, 2 cups, 10 minutes

3) After the cook, remove the sausage from the packaging and pat pan dry. Transfer sausage to a cutting board and slice into rounds. Drain the spinach in a fine mesh strainer, gently pressing to remove excess liquid.

4) Divide the pasta, spinach, sausage, and marinara sauce between the two pans. Season with salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine.


5) Top both pans with the mozzarella cheese and broil for 5-7 minutes until the cheese is browned and bubbling.

6) Remove pans from Suvie, top with basil and serve.



Wine Pairing

For this Italian-inspired dish you can’t go wrong with a good Italian wine. We recommend pairing this pasta bake with a glass of Sangiovese. This Tuscan varietal is the perfect compliment to tomato-based dishes and will really bring out the flavors of this meal.

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