Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Jennifer Bass


My boyfriend loves spicy food, however, sometimes it doesn't love him. With this recipe, you can adjust the seasonings to your liking.


★★★★★ 4 votes

25 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage


  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

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

Show 16 Comments & Reviews

20 Slurp-worthy Spaghetti Recipes

20 Slurp-Worthy Spaghetti Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We give you complete permission to slurp up these yummy spaghetti recipes!

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make At Home

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make at Home

Kitchen Crew

There is an Italian restaurant in my neighborhood that I absolutely love. When it first opened, I became a regular. Maybe too regular... After one meal I realized that I...

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Having guests over and not sure what to make? Try pasta! It's versatile and always a crowd favorite. Try one of these 19 delicious pasta recipes and by the end...