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Garlic and Onion Pasta

Garlic and Onion Pasta

Garlic and Onion Pasta

Low in fat and low in sodium, this meatless meal proves that eating healthy can be a flavorful adventure.

How many servings?

From kitchen to table in 20 minutes.

whole grain rigatoni
red bell pepper
Italian salad dressing
lemon juice
dried basil
dill weed
Monterey Jack cheese

  1. Heat water in a large saucepan on high heat for pasta.
  2. Chop bell pepper, broccoli and onion and place in a shallow pan with a lid.
  3. Crush garlic and place in pan with other vegetables.
  4. Pour Italian salad dressing over vegetables and sprinkle lemon juice, pepper, basil and dill weed over the top. Stir to evenly mix. Cover pan and turn heat on to medium.
  5. When water reaches boiling, stir in pasta. Keep heat on high stirring often until pasta is cooked through (about 10 minutes). Pasta is done when a piece bitten in two no longer shows a white stripe. (Cool pasta before biting.)
  6. When the pasta is added to the boiling water, turn the heat under the vegetables down to medium-low.
  7. Drain and rinse pasta and add to pan with vegetables. Stir to coat pasta. Transfer to a serving dish and grate cheese over top.

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