Fajita pasta

In by Rachel Dreher

Fajita pasta

Driver Health and Fitness
If you have ever enjoyed the fajita pasta from the Northstar grille at SPRIMO then give this recipe a shot! It is a modified version of that recipe that requires only 1 refrigerated ingredient! Cook this in a 3qt instapot or in a pot on the stove or hot plate.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Pressurizing time and venting time 14 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 6
Calories 413 kcal




  • INSTAPOT instructions- Dice the bell peppers if using fresh, then add all of the ingredients to the instapot. Add the noodles first.
  • Close the lid, seal the vent, and if your pasta says cook for 5-7 minutes then cook on high for 2 minutes, if your pasta says cook for 7-9 minutes then cook on high for 3 minutes, if your pasta says cook for 9-11 minutes then cook on high for 4 minutes
  • Most instapots will take 8-10 minutes to come up to pressure then it will start the cooking
  • Release for 4 minutes, then you should be able to open the lid and stir, then divide into 6 servings.
  • Stove top/Burner instructions: Add the pasta, tomatoes and their water, cream, salsa, and another tomato can's worth of water to the pot, then cook according to package directions, do not drain
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, simmer for another 5 minutes or until everything is hot then divide into 6 portions


Calories: 413kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 27gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 2220mgPotassium: 301mgFiber: 11gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 4036IUVitamin C: 61mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 6mg
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