• 1/4 cup EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon roasted red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound rigatoni
  • 2 14-ounce cans tomato sauce
  • Water
  • 1 block Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped, for garnish


Serves: 4




In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Toast rigatoni in the skillet until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add in the garlic, onion and pepper flakes, and cook until tender, about 2 minutes. Mix in tomato sauce and 2 cans water. Cook until pasta is tender, about 8-10 minutes.



Once pasta is done, stir in cheese and let melt, about 1 minute.



Scoop into bowls and garnish with cilantro.