New Orleans Pasta

New Orleans Pasta

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Jo Ann Duren


This is a Copy Cat recipe for Cheddar's New Orleans Pasta. It is a favorite dish ordered from Cheddar's. I listed the name of ingredients we used for this particular recipe. Yummy!


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  • 1 1/2
    chicken, thawed
  • 1 lb
    hillshire farms smoked sausage, thawed
  • 20
    large shrimp, peeled, deveined and thawed (sprinkle with blackened seasoning)
  • 1/2 lb
    spanish onion, diced large
  • 1 pkg
    cajun king jambalaya seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    old bay with blackened seasoning
  • 1
    stick margarine, melted
  • 8 oz
    cajun alfredo sauce
  • 1 tsp
    mccormick garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    tony chachere's creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 box
    penne pasta, cooked

How to Make New Orleans Pasta


  1. Place margarine on grill, add onions, peppers and Jambalaya seasoning and saute for one minute, Add diced chicken and saute three minutes until almost cooked.
  2. Add sausage. Cook, mixing often with spatula until chicken has reached 165 degrees internally.
  3. Add shrimp and cook for 2 more minutes. Cover to stay warm.
  4. Mix garlic powder, Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning and red pepper and 8 ounces prepared alfredo for the Cajun Sauce.
  5. Place all ingredients in large bowl and mix thoroughly. Divide mixture into four large bowls then add blackened shrimp.
  6. Garnish with 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley and 1 Tablespoon fine Parmesan cheese. You can add cayenne pepper to spice it up.
  7. Serve with garlic Bread.

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About New Orleans Pasta

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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