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Marinara Brats and Peppers

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

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! ...MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • Meatless spaghetti sauce can be used in place of the marinara sauce.
  • Mostaccioli or bow tie pasta can be used in place of the rigatoni.
  • Cook the rigatoni for this recipe in advance. Drain well, then toss it with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil. Refrigerate it in a resealable food storage plastic bag for up to as day.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
10g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
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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