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.
October 22, 2007
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The Dish on Rotini
When 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.
2 of 8Howard L. Puckett
Whole Wheat Blend Rotini with Spicy Turkey Sausage and Mustard Greens
Rotini Salad with Kalamata Olive Dressing Recipe The 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.
8 of 8Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Orange-Ginger Skillet Chicken
Orange-Ginger Skillet Chicken Recipe Take 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.