Rigatoni alla Buttera

Rigatoni alla Buttera

Rigatoni alla Buttera

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes



How about making Rigatoni alla Buttera! It’s a simple combination using Italian sausage, crushed tomatoes, peas and heavy cream for a great flavor for dinner. This is part of our Now Get in the Kitchen Series.

Can’t wait to dive in! It’s a hearty sauce and big open noodles to catch all of the flavors!

Watch our video to get step by step instructions.


  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • Crushed red pepper, pinch
  • 2 (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 bag frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Rigatoni, prepared, reserve cooking water
  • Parmesan cheese


  • 1 In a large saucepan partially brown sausage and add onions and crushed red pepper cooking until both sausage and onions are browned.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes and simmer over medium heat for approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 3 Cook pasta in heavily salted water according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  • 4 Stir in peas to sauce, warm for 3 minutes, and finish with cream.
  • 5 Add sauce to pasta adding reserved pasta water.
  • 6 Top with Parmesan cheese and serve.


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