LOFF Cheesy Pasta Bake

LOFF Cheesy Pasta Bake


  • 3/4 JAR OF EssieSpice LOFF sauce
  • 1 lbs ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup chopped bacon or chorizo
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 pack (16oz)  Large Rigatoni pasta (or pasta of choice)
  • 2 medium shallots sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon dried Thyme
  • 1 tablespoon EssieSpice Coco-For-Garlic Sauce
  • 1.5 Cup of Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic



  • Cook pasta in water for about 15-20 minutes or Al dente (Not all the way cooked and strain. Reserve 1/2 cup of Pasta water)
  • In a medium pan, bring the chorizo or bacon to cook slightly in about 2 tablespoons of Coconut, Extra Virgin Five oil or avocado oil
  • Add Shallots and then Ground turkey and cook till meat separates.
  • Add salt, thyme and EssieSpice Coco-For-Garlic sauce
  • Allow to simmer with Pasta water on low for about 5-10 minutes, do not overcook
  • In a large baking pan, put the cooked pasta, then tomatoes and the turkey mixture. Add the ricotta, parsley and evenly spread the LOFF sauce unto the pasta. 
  • Spread evenly and then add mozzarella. Spread evenly so the cheese is distributed all over. 
  • Place in heated oven and bake at 350 for 15 minutes covered
  • Remove cover and bake at 375 for another 5 minutes or on broil for 2 minutes.
  • This dish serves between 6-8 people.

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