Pasta Diablo (similar to Carlos O'kelly's)

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Melissa Turner

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@Mlturner908

Pasta 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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    fajita chicken meat, diced
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1/4 c
    diced green pepper
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    chicken base
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 3-4
    chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 box
    tri color rotini pasta
  • 2 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    scallions (greens only)
  • 1
    fresh tomato, diced

How to Make Pasta Diablo (similar to Carlos O'kelly's)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. In 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.)
  3. Add 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 scallions.

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About Pasta Diablo (similar to Carlos O'kelly's)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Mexican



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