Spice It Up! Recipes

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Creole Pasta Primavera

Ingredients:
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 c. sofritto
1/2 bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 c. baby yellow squash, thinly sliced
1 1/2 c. baby zucchini, thinly sliced
2 tomatoes, diced and divided
1 c. shiitake mushrooms, chopped
1 tbsp. Spice It Up! Creole seasoning
1 lb. whole wheat rotini, cooked
1/4 c. grated Asiago

Directions:
In a large pot over medium high heat, sauté sofritto and bell peppers in olive oil for 4 minutes. Add squash, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, and Spice It Up! Creole seasoning. Cook for 7 minutes or until as tender as you prefer. Stir in rotini and Asiago. Serves 6-8.


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Pastalaya

Ingredients:
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
1 lb. andouille sausage, Cut into 1/2-inch rounds
2 tbsp. butter
2 c. trinity (chopped mixture of onions, bell peppers, and celery in a 2-1-1 ratio.)
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 c. tomatoes, diced (1 15-oz. Can diced tomatoes)
1 c. chicken broth
2 tbsp. Spice It Up! Creole seasoning
1 lb. linguine, cooked according to package directions
2 green onions, chopped
Salt to taste

Directions:
In a large pot, brown chicken and sausage and butter over medium high heat. Remove from pot and set aside. Add Trinity to pot and sauté until softened. Stir in garlic, tomatoes, chicken broth, and Spice It Up! Creole seasoning. Return me to pot and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add cooked pasta and green onions to pot. Combine thoroughly. Add additional Spice It Up! Creole seasoning and salt to taste.