News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 6, 2017: Again happy New Year! It is my pleasure to share with you some delicious Caribbean inspired recipes for another year. Today I decided that for the New Year I will be incorporating some new recipes that includes ingredients that are adopted from other cuisines that are becoming staples in daily meals . For example – pasta!
Pasta is a very versatile food ingredient and forms the base of a lot of delicious meals. Two of my favorite pasta dishes are macaroni and corn beef and Rasta Pasta. Today I will share with you my recipe for Rasta Pasta.
Rasta Pasta Recipe
1 1/2 pound penne pasta
2 tablespoons butter,
1/2 lb mozzarella cheese (grated)
1/2 lb Romano cheese ( grated )
2 tablespoons Dry jerk seasoning
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 large red onion, minced
1 green bell pepper, ( julienne)
1 red bell pepper,
1 yellow bell pepper,
1lb Porto Bello mushrooms
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon curry powder salt and pepper to taste
2 (24 ounce) jars white Alfredo sauce
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add pasta and cook until tender but still firm, about 8 minutes.
Drain and put in a large bowl.
Add 1 tablespoon of butter in a sauce pan or large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms pieces; cook and stir until tender.
Season with dry jerk seasoning
Add remaining butter
Add the garlic and onion; cook and stir until well blended and tender.
Add the green, red and yellow pepper and season with red pepper flakes, curry powder, salt and pepper.
Cook and stir until the peppers are wilted.
Add in the Alfredo sauce.
Add grated mozzarella cheese
Add grated Romano Cheese
Heat thoroughly until cheese is melted and pour mixture over the pasta.