This recipe calls for a single habanero, which will be sufficient to give your pasta a spicy kick but not be too overwhelming. If habaneros scare you, feel free to use a milder pepper like a jalapeño. But don’t omit the peppers altogether.
Author: Savory Tooth
Fresh Basil Leaves
Rotini Pasta (2 cups)
Sweet Potato (1)
to a large pot of boiling water. Cook the pasta according to package instructions, about 8 minutes.
Cook the sweet potato until soft, stirring occasionally. Drain and set aside.
Olive Oil (1 Tbsp)
on a large high-sided pan over medium heat. Add
Garlic (5 cloves)
Habanero Pepper (1)
Fresh Basil Leaves (10)
. Cook and stir until garlic browns, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Corn (1 cup)
Diced Tomatoes (1 can)
including the liquid, and
Salt (1/2 tsp)
. Let simmer until half of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn the heat off.
Add the drained rotini and sweet potato chunks to the pan with the tomato sauce. Mix everything well. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Per Serving
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