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creamy cajun pasta with italian sausage

Recipe by
Jordan Calvert
Red Deer, AB

Thus is a great recipe quick and easy with so many variations you can add chicken or shrimp, or other vegetables like broccoli. Also very versatile you can turn up the spice by adding hot sausage instead of mild.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For creamy cajun pasta with italian sausage

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 md
  • 1
    diced pepper, green, red, orange (whichevere you prefer)
  • 1 pkg
    italian sausage, mild or hot( sliced)
  • 3 clove
    garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 can
    diced tomatos ( not drained)
  • 1 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 12 oz
    uncooked penne pasta
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese (softened abd cut into pieces)
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream

How To Make creamy cajun pasta with italian sausage

  • 1
    Turn Instant Pot on "Saute" mode. Add oil and butter.
  • 2
    Add onion and green pepper and cook until starting to get soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Add sausage and garlic and cook another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Add paprika, Italian seasoning, chicken broth, tomatoes, Cajun seasoning, and cayenne pepper
  • 5
    Add pasta and use a wooden spoon to push it all down into the liquid
  • 6
    Place lid on Instant Pot. Make sure the valve is in "sealing" position. Cancel the "Saute" mode and set to Pressure Cook on HIGH for 5 minutes
  • 7
    Manually release the pressure. Remove lid and stir in cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and heavy cream until the cheese is melted.
  • 8
    Sprinkle parsley on top

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