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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rainforest Cafe Rasta Pasta

1 (8 ounce) box bow tie pasta
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup chopped fresh spinach
1 cup broccoli florets
1 medium red pepper, roasted
1 cup grilled chicken, sliced into 1/2-inch wide pieces
1 cup prepared Alfredo sauce
1/8 cup prepared basil pesto
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain well and set aside. In a 10-inch sauté pan, sauté garlic in olive oil. Add spinach, broccoli, red pepper and grilled chicken; toss to combine. Stir in Alfredo sauce and pesto; simmer an additional 5 minutes. Reheat pasta if necessary under hot running water in a
strainer; pour into a pasta bowl. Pour Alfredo sauce mixture over bow ties. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and Parmesan. Yields 2 servings.


**Courtesy of the Rainforest Cafe