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


  • 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


  1. In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain fettuccine or linguine noodles as directed on package. Return to Dutch oven; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, 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.
  3. Stir 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.
  4. Add sausage mixture to noodles in Dutch oven; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and chopped fresh parsley, if desired.

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About Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

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

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