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My Sister's Vegetable Rigatoni

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

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 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 12 ounces whole wheat rigatoni (weight before cooking)
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 12 teaspoons chicken bouillon (use vegetarian)
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 12 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded


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

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