Marinara Brats and Peppers

Looking for a filling dinner recipe? Then check out this smoked bratwurst and rigatoni dish that’s made easily on a stove top in just 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

6
oz. (2 cups) uncooked rigatoni (pasta tubes with ridges)
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped
1
green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
lb. cooked smoked bratwurst, halved lengthwise, cut into 1-inch slices
1
(15-oz.) container refrigerated marinara sauce
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Cook rigatoni to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Add bratwurst and marinara sauce; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Stir in cooked rigatoni. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    640
    (
    Calories from Fat
    340),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    38g
    38%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    1170mg
    1170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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