Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Jennifer Bass


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25 Min
25 Min
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8 oz
uncooked fettucine or linguine
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 large
onion, chopped
1 medium
red pepper, thinly sliced
1 medium
orange pepper, thinly sliced
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1 lb
smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 can(s)
14.5 oz. cans of fire roasted tomatoes, undrained
1 Tbsp
cajon seasoning
1/2 c
whipping cream
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese


1In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain fettuccine or linguine noodles as directed on package. Return to Dutch oven; cover to keep warm.

2Meanwhile, in a 12-inch non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion, bell peppers and garlic on oil for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add sausage; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently,until vegetables are tender.

3Stir in tomatoes and Cajun seasoning into sausage mixture. Stir in whipping cream; cook uncovered for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mixture is thickened.

4Add sausage mixture to noodles in Dutch oven; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and chopped fresh parsley, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole