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Abuelo's Pasta La Paz

Angel hair pasta tossed in a spicy roasted tomato cream sauce with shrimp, chicken, chiles and vegetables.

Abuelo's Pasta La Paz
Copycat Recipe

Makes 3 Cups of Sauce

Spicy Tomato Cream Sauce

1 onion
1 clove garlic
1 to 3 jalapeño chiles
1 can (28 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
salt to taste

Add Ins
1 - 2 cups of small shrimp cooked
1 - 2 cups of cubed chicken cooked
1/2 box cooked angel hair pasta

To make the sauce,  Peel and chop onion and put in a blender. Chop garlic and add to blender. Remove stems and seeds from chilies and add to blender. Open can of tomatoes and pour the juice into the blender. Whirl until you have a smooth puree. Add tomatoes and whirl again until you have a smooth purée.
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add tomato mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture turns from pink to more red, 5 to 10 minutes. Add cream, heat., stirring frequently, until hot. Add salt to taste (at least 1/2 tsp.).

To finish the dish, Drop the cooked pasta, shrimp and chicken into the pot and stir until heated all the way through.

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