Rigatoni is a form of tube-shaped pasta. The word rigatoni comes from the Italian word rigati, which means “ridged. It is larger than penne and ziti. Rigatoni is usually ridged and the tube’s end does not terminate at an angle, like penne.

Cooking Instructions

MICROWAVABLE:  Due to differences in microwave oven designs, cooking time may vary slightly. Place frozen rigatoni in a microwave safe container covered with your favorite sauce. Cover and microwave on HIGH for approximately 5 minutes, stirring once halfway through.

STOVETOP: Add frozen rigatoni to rapidly boiling salted water. Stir gently. When second boil occurs and rigatoni rise to surface, slow boil uncovered for 1 to 2 minutes to desired tenderness. DO NOT OVERCOOK. Strain and serve with your favorite sauce.

SAUTE: Heat your favorite sauce in a medium to large sized skillet. Add frozen rigatoni and toss gently but frequently over high heat for approximately 5 minutes. Garnish with grated cheese and serve.

Ingredients & Nutritional Info