Food Recipes Rigatoni With Grilled Peppers and Onions 3.7 (267) 2 Reviews By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Marcus Nilsson Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounces (4 to 5 cups) rigatoni 2 medium red onions, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rings 2 large red bell peppers, cut into quarters 1 tablespoon olive oil kosher salt and pepper 1 bunch spinach, stems trimmed, or one 5-ounce package 1 cup (about 3 1/2 ounces) grated Parmesan ¾ cup basil leaves, thinly sliced Directions Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Meanwhile, heat grill or grill pan to medium-high. In a large bowl, toss the onions, bell peppers, oil, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill the vegetables, turning occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into bite-size pieces. Add the grilled vegetables, spinach, reserved pasta water, and ¾ cup of the Parmesan to the pasta and toss to combine. Top with the basil and the remaining ¼ cup Parmesan before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 514 Calories 13g Fat 75g Carbs 26g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 514 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 20mg 7% Sodium 778mg 34% Total Carbohydrate 75g 27% Total Sugars 9g Protein 26g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.