Cavatini

Casseroles/Pasta/Grits

Ingredients

1/4 C. oil
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 medium green pepper (chopped)
1 qt. Ragu sauce
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 lb. sandwich pepperoni, sliced
1 small can mushrooms
1 12 oz. carton cottage cheese
1 egg beaten
1/2 lb. grated Mozzarella cheese
2 C. Rotini pasta
2 C. Rigatoni pasta
2 C. small pasta shells
Directions

In a medium sauce pan, simmer the first 7 ingredients for one hour. When using larger pepperoni slices, cut in half or quarters. Combine the cottage cheese, egg, and mozzarella cheese and set aside.
In a large pot, combine the 6 total cups of pasta and cook until done; then drain water.
Into a greased large casserole dish, make 2 layers each of the pasta, cheeses, and sauce in this order. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 minutes.

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