Combine all ingredients in cooking bowl in order listed. Place bowl into rice cooker and plug in the appliance; the "Warm" light will come on. Push the "On switch to "Cook." Place the lid on the cooker.
Set kitchen timer and cook for 20 minutes. Test pasta for doneness. Place the lid back on the .cooker. If necessary, cook several minutes longer until pasta is tender
Serve immediately. If desired, garnish each serving with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and serve with Texas toast.