Here’s a Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Dinner Idea That Feeds a Crowd

When it comes to cooking for a crowd, it doesn’t get much better than this recipe from Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman. After all, it fulfills every item on our dinner-for-many wish list. Simple and quick? Check. Easy? Check. Adaptable? Check. Make-ahead? Check. And, most importantly, delicious? Check check check! Whether you make it right away or freeze it for later, we’re sure this Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni Casserole is going to be a new favorite for you. Just watch.

You’ll Need

–1 pound rigatoni
–1 onion, finely diced
–2 tablespoons olive oil
–1 ½ pounds Italian sausage
–1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
–Two 25-ounce jars marinara sauce
–Two 8-ounce balls fresh mozzarella, cut into large cubes
–½ cup grated Parmesan
–Minced fresh parsley, for garnish

Want to give it a try? Grab your printable recipe from Food Network’s site and tell us how it turns out! How will you adapt it for your needs and favorite flavors?