SPICY Chicken Rigatoni

I made this for dinner a couple nights ago and it was incredible! Steven loves spicy food (he will put hot sauce on anything) so I was intrigued by this recipe.

I haven’t used red pepper before (besides sprinkling on pizza), but damn, those little flakes are spicy!

This dish is super flavorful and spicy. The peas add a little texture and the rigatoni cuts the spice just a bit so your tastebuds don’t totally explode. Pair it with a caesar salad and some wine and you have yourself a great meal!

I found this recipe on Pinterest, and it seems to have come from the resteraunt Buca di Beppo. I have never eaten there before, but their spicy chicken rigatoni is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!

Buca di Beppo’s Spicy Chicken Rigatoni

olive oil
1/2 tbs crushed red pepper
dash salt
dash black pepper
1 tbs chopped garlic
2 chicken breasts, sliced
3/4 cup Marinara sauce
1/2 cup Alfredo sauce
2 tsp butter
can of peas
box of Rigatoni pasta
toppings: parmesan cheese, crushed red pepper
Cook Rigatoni according to the package
In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add crushed red pepper, salt, black pepper and garlic and sauté. Add sliced chicken and coat in spices mixture
Add the Marinara and then the Alfredo and bring to a simmer. Cook until sauce thickens slightly and chicken is completely cooked. Take off from heat and add butter and peas to sauce.
Toss pasta and sauce together and ENJOY! 
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