Rasta Pasta Recipe

Rating 5.0
| 1
Rasta pasta is creamy, spicy and easy one-pot weeknight meal. This pasta dish features Caribbean-inspired jerk seasoning, succulent chicken and an array of colorful fresh veggies.
Dinner
Latin
19
ingredients
6
steps
45
minutes
Tiffany La Forge is a professional chef, cookbook author, and food writer who graduated from The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She runs the seasonal food blog, Parsnips and Pastries, and is author of The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
1 tblsp
olive oil
2
chicken breasts, cut into cubes
1 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
red pepper flakes, plus more for serving
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
oregano
1 cup(s)
sliced green bell pepper
1 cup(s)
sliced red bell pepper
1 cup(s)
sliced yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup(s)
sliced red onion
250 g
penne pasta
4 cup(s)
chicken broth
1 cup(s)
heavy cream
1/3 cup(s)
sliced green onions
1/3 cup(s)
chopped cilantro
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions 6 steps | 45 Minutes

Step 1

Bring a large pot to medium heat and add the olive oil. Once hot, add the chicken. Season with salt and pepper and cook until browned on all sides.

Step 2

Add the onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, red pepper flakes, ground cumin, cinnamon and oregano and stir to coat the chicken. Cook for 1 minute. Add the green pepper, red pepper, yellow pepper and onion. Cook for 7 more minutes or until softened.

Step 3

Add pasta and chicken broth, and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the pasta is al dente.

Step 4

Add the heavy cream and stir until combined. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste, if needed.

Step 5

Garnish with green onions, fresh cilantro and red pepper flakes.

Step 6

Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
745
FAT
37.7 g
PROTEIN
35.2 g
CARBS
66.2 g

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Sarah D.

Sarah

29 Jul 2022

The flavors mingle so perfectly!

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