Melissa's StoryPasta Diablo is my favorite dish from Carlos O'kelly's and since they closed down in town here I had to get in the kitchen and figure out how to make it. This is my version.
fajita chicken meat, diced
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diced green pepper
chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
tri color rotini pasta
monterey jack cheese, shredded
chives, sliced green onion tops
fresh tomato, diced
1Preheat oven to 350. Cook pasta and set aside. Cook chicken, dice and set aside. In a blender puree heavy cream, sour cream, garlic powder, chicken base and peppers.
2In a skillet melt butter, add onion and green pepper and cook until tender. Add minced garlic and cook for a few more minutes. Now add chicken and sauce let simmer for about 5 mins. Season with salt if needed. (you can thicken sauce with a slurry of cornstarch and water, if desired.)
3Add chicken and sauce to cooked pasta, mix well. Pour into a casserole dish and top with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, about 20 mins. Remove from oven, garnish with diced tomatoes and chives.
Stacy Andrews annabella26 - Aug 6, 2014
Excited to make this! It's also ny favorite thing from Carlos O'Kelly's, I'm still lucky we have 2 locations in my area, but they have since raised the prices over the last year :( So thank you in adavnce for tinkering with this :)