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    My Sister's Vegetable Rigatoni

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    Dreamer in Ontario's Note:

    My sister makes this for my veggie DD at family dinner parties. It's a hit with everyone.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 medium red onions, halved and sliced
    • 2 red peppers (or yellow or green)
    • 1 medium zucchini or 1 medium yellow squash, halved and sliced
    • 4 1/2 ounces whole wheat rigatoni (weight before cooking)
    • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon (use vegetarian)
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 1/2 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In 11" x 7" baking dish, combine onions, peppers, zucchini and 2 tbsp water.
    2. 2
      Microwave, covered on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking.
    3. 3
      Add cooked rigatoni and mushrooms.
    4. 4
      Toss to combine with vegetables.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle with bouillon and paprika.
    6. 6
      Microwave, covered, on High 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are tender.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with cheese.
    8. 8
      Microwave, uncovered, on High 2 to 3 minutes until cheese melts.
    9. 9
      For Vegetarian only use a Vegetarian Chicken flavored bouillon or you will have to sub a Vegetable bouillon.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 19, 2011

      55

      This dish is plain and simple and that's what makes it so great!! I didn't have any mushrooms and I don't care for onions so I left those out. I used half of a green pepper and a couple of gypsy peppers but I think it would be great with red peppers too. I had some partial packages of whole wheat bowties and rotini so that's what I used. I was pleasantly surprised with the addition of the boullion and paprika. This is a healthy dish that you can whip up in a jiffy with staple ingredients - really enjoyed - thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    • on November 23, 2008

      35

      For now I'm giving only 3 stars. I plan to try it again but will brown the veggies in a skillet to give the dish more taste. I added a lot more time in the microwave and the veggies were still crispy and my microwave has a good power. I used 1 large red pepper. I didn't like the addition of paprika. I decided to put the dish in the oven at broil to golden the cheese. But next time we'll add more cheese. Thanks Dreamer. Made for Beverage tag.

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    • on July 15, 2008

      55

      Delicious! Please forgive me, but I did make 2 changes. I sauteed my vegetables (not real fond of micro cooking) and used organic Rigatoni, as that is what I had on hand. I chose to use a green and yellow pepper as my choices. The cheese on top was a really nice addition. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for My Sister's Vegetable Rigatoni

    Serving Size: 1 (162 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 195.9
     
    Calories from Fat 24
    12%
    Total Fat 2.7 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 6.8 mg
    2%
    Sodium 86.4 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.9 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    23%
    Sugars 6.9 g
    27%
    Protein 10.1 g
    20%

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