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Cavatini Recipe

Looking for an easy Cavatini recipe? Learn how to make Cavatini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pichevin

Makes 12 servings



By: RUMOUR "My Aunt Norma gave me this recipe, and my husband and I love it! Easy to substitute your favorite ingredients like a can of drained black olives."

Recipe Ingredients for Cavatini

1 medium raw Bell Pepper Green
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
16 slices Pepperoni Sliced
6 oz Tomato Paste
2 clove Garlic
1 cup elbow shaped Macaroni
2 cup dry Rotini
16 oz Fat Free Ricotta Cheese
2 cup Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Italian Shredded Cheese
2 oz Parmesan, Shredded Cheese

Recipe Directions for Cavatini

  1. In a large saucepan, combine green pepper, onion, pepperoni, mushrooms, tomato paste, spaghetti sauce, and garlic. Cover, and simmer for one hour.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Mix together pasta, ricotta, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella, and Parmesan. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, alternate pasta and cheese mixture and sauce mixture, ending with sauce. Top with remaining mozzarella.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Pasta

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 122.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
194
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
362mg
15%
Potassium
176mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
14.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 26% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
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