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creamy rigatoni

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rhonda Brinkerhoff
Las Vegas, NV

My family loves this and we have it for dinner guest as well. The meat is optional.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For creamy rigatoni

  • 4 lg
    sweet red and yellow peppers,halved,cored and seeded
  • 1/2 c
    of reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 clove
    of garlic, chopped
  • 2/3 c
    of heavy cream
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 lb
  • 1/3 lb
    of small marinated bocconcini or (mozarella cheese)
  • 1/2 c
    basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 3 lg
    chicken breast or shrimp both optional
  • 1/2 c
    sun dried tomatoes

How To Make creamy rigatoni

  • 1
    Heat broiler. Line broiler with foil and spray a nonstick cooking spray on it.
  • 2
    Place peppers on prepared pan, cut side down Broil for about 10 min.Put in covered bowl till you need it.
  • 3
    In a large non stick skillet bring broth to a simmer, add garlic simmer 2 min. Stir in cream,salt and pepper, sun dried tomatoes. simmer two more min.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, cook pasta (very important not to over cook the noodles) Drain and return it to the pot. Add cream mixture and sliced peppers (if using chicken or shrimp) stir it in stir to combine.
  • 5
    To serve spoon into a large serving bowl and fold inn bocconcini (or mozzerella cheese and basil. I make a ceaser salad and garlic bread with it.

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