Pasticcio di Rigatoni e Pollo

Baked pasta and chicken

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    5-6

    as a main course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Pasta Italian Style

Pasta Italian Style

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1991

  • About

‘Pasticcio’ is a dish bound together, most often by a creamy béchamel or egg sauce, and baked in the oven. Its best-known version is Macaroni Cheese, but there is a very wide range of possibilities. Perhaps because of the, latitude that has been taken with these dishes, pasticcio also means ‘a muddle’. This pasticcio is quite the opposite - a wonderfully subtle blend of chicken and pasta with a delicious green broccoli sauce.