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Mexican Fusilli How-To

With tomatoes, jalapeño and cilantro, this easy, Mexican-inspired pasta will wow your family.

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Cheri Liefeld
Muir Glen® is committed to providing organic tomatoes picked at the peak of the season. It is the next best thing to fresh tomatoes and available to use year-round. Plus, with Muir Glen® Organic, you can prepare a meal in under 30 minutes! 

I used Muir Glen® Organic Red and Yellow Diced Tomatoes to create a Mexican-inspired pasta with yellow pepper, cilantro and jalapeno. When jalapenos are seeded, they add a little spice but are not too hot. 

This sauce comes together while the pasta is cooking.

Heat the butter and oil over medium heat. Add garlic and jalapeno; cook and stir for 30 seconds. 

Clean the cilantro and then chop finely 1/2 cup.

Add the yellow pepper and the two cans of tomatoes. Cook for 3 minutes.
Drain the pasta and add to the skillet. Stir in salt, pepper and cilantro. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
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