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What’s For Dinner? Rigatoni Ragu

The following is a featured recipe in Heinen’s What’s For Dinner program, your solution to easy, delicious and convenient weeknight dinners.

This Rigatoni Ragu will have everyone around the table running to the stove for seconds!

Rigatoni Ragu Ingredients

Tossed together in a matter of minutes with Italian sausage, classic rigatoni noodles and a premade black truffle Pomodoro sauce, this dish is classic Italian food made easy!

What’s for Dinner is our way of taking the stress out of cooking and making mealtime fun! Each week at the front of your local Heinen’s, you’ll find all the ingredients needed to create one of our simple and delicious chef-inspired meals. Just follow the easy step-by-step recipe card provided to have dinner ready in a matter of minutes.

Rigatoni Ragu
What’s For Dinner? Rigatoni Ragu
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  • Niman Ranch Sweet Italian Sausage
  • Barilla Rigatoni
  • Truff Black Truffle Pomodoro Sauce
  • Miceli’s Shredded Romano Cheese
  • Gourmet Garden Dried Parsley


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta and drain.
  2. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Cut the sausage into thick slices. Add to the pan and brown.
  4. Add the Pomodoro sauce and pasta to the pan and toss to combine.
  5. Garnish with the Romano cheese and a sprinkle of parsley.

Rigatoni Ragu

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In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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