Rotini, also known as corkscrew pasta, is a great choice for chunky meat sauces and hearty soups because the spirals can trap the sauce or broth, making every bite a flavorful one.
The Dish on RotiniWhen you're serving a hearty dish and don't want to miss a drop of flavor, pair it with rotini, a spiral-shaped pasta with plenty of nooks and crannies for seasonings, sauces, and vegetables to hide. Rotini is a favorite to serve with thick, cheesy sauces, so try it in your go-to macaroni and cheese recipe, then give a few of our top-picks a try.
Whole Wheat Blend Rotini with Spicy Turkey Sausage and Mustard GreensWhole wheat rotini and fresh greens add both hearty flavor and fill-you-up fiber to this main dish pasta.
Marinara Sauce Over RotiniChunky homemade marinara sauce is a good partner for the spiraled corkscrew pasta.
Shrimp, Lemon, and Spinach Whole-grain Pasta SaladAdd Greek flavor to a pasta salad with fresh mint, lemon, and yogurt. Serve this seafood pasta salad either warm or at room temperature.
Rotini and Cheese with Broccoli and HamTurn mac and cheese into a hearty one-saucepan supper by adding broccoli and chopped ham. Its cheesy creaminess is the ultimate in comfort.
Rotini Salad with Kalamata Olive DressingThe over-the-top flavor of this salad comes from roasted bell peppers, olives, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. If you want to make if a meatless main dish salad, just leave out the small amount of prosciutto.
Roasted Vegetable-Rosemary Chicken SoupRoasted carrot, onion, pepper, mushrooms, and celery add an earthy sweetness to this whole wheat pasta and chicken soup.
Orange-Ginger Skillet ChickenTake your campfire cuisine up a notch with this chicken-pasta dish that's prepared in a cast-iron skillet over the fire. Of course, your stovetop is always a good option if you're not into roughing it in the great outdoors.