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Hungry yet? Lighten up your traditional Bolognese recipe with this hearty and healthy vegetarian version that comes together in a flash.

Vegetarian Rigatoni Bolognese

By: Paint the Kitchen Red


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup carrots chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2 cups mushrooms chopped
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms chopped
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes 28-ounce can
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or to taste
  • 12 ounces rigatoni pasta
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 4 ounces Mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 3 tablespoons parsley fresh, chopped

Visit Paint the Kitchen Red for step-by-step instructions on how to make this delicious dish. You can find additional healthy recipes that you and your family will love here.