Roasted Red Pepper Rotini Caesar
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Box (approx. 13 oz) Rotini Pasta
  • 1 (12 oz) jar of roasted red peppers, sliced
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach (or frozen spinach) OR you can use chard, sugar peas, basil leaves, arugula, pesto, artichoke hearts, broccoli florets
  • 1 cup of your favorite creamy caesar dressing or creamy peppercorn parmesan dressing
  • Shredded parmesan cheese to taste
  • Cracked pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook pasta accourding to package
  2. Heat large saute pan with a light film of oil, toss in red peppers and spinach; heat until warmed (about 1 min)
  3. In the large saute pan, toss cooked pasta with spinach and peppers. Add caesar dressing, stirring frequently until heated through (approximately 3-5 minutes)
  4. Top pasta with desired amount of Parmesan cheese, cracked pepper and salt.
  5. ALSO, you can serve this cold and here's how:
  6. Cook pasta accourding to package
  7. In a mixing bowl, toss pasta, caesar dressing, red peppers, and spinach until evenly mixed.
  8. Top pasta with desired amount of parmesan cheese, cracked pepper and sale.
  9. Let me know if this is good.. :)
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Got this off of the Healthy Harvest Pasta Box today.. wanted to make mac & cheese & found this recipe on the back. Sounds interesting. Let me know if this is good.. :)