Juniorettes

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Total Time
14mins
Prep
2 mins
Cook
12 mins

When I was younger, there was a type of pasta called Juniorettes. Using that type of pasta, my mom always made a favorite summer/weekend lunch- which we called Juniorettes. However, all of a sudden, the Creamette company decided to quit making that type of pasta. In response, we stocked up on it, but we were 'afraid' to use it, and eventually the 7 or 8 boxes of Juniorettes became old and we had to throw them away. Despite the tragedy of what happened, we found that a similar pasta- Rotini- could be used to make Juniorettes. Confused? I hope not! Basically, even though we use Rotini, they are still Juniorettes in our hearts...:) Anyways, this simple pasta dish is an alternative to the usual Macaroni and Cheese as well as a favorite summertime meal when we are low on time, or just don't have anything else to make. Everyone loves it- and the hot tomato sauce makes it very filling. I hope you enjoy!

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Directions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  2. Cook the Rotini pasta until"Al Dente" (approximately 8-9 minutes, or just test them until done) Drain the pasta.
  3. While they are draining, pour the can of tomato sauce into the pot in which the pasta was cooked (this will heat up the sauce) Then, add the pasta to the sauce and mix thoroughly (the pasta will also help to heat up the sauce) Serve, and enjoy!