Cajun Pasta

Cajun Pasta

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Sarah Muhlbeier


Everyone I have made this for loves it, and you can control the heat level to make it fit your own taste. Little to no prep time, its a "chop and drop" recipe


★★★★★ 1 vote

4-6 or more
30 Min


  • 2 packages
    smoked sausage
  • 1
    red pepper
  • 1
    yellow pepper
  • 1
    green pepper
  • 1
    yellow onions
  • 1-2 cloves
  • 1/2 lb
    shrimp (optional)
  • ·
    small carton of heavy cream
  • 3/4 lb
    angel hair pasta
  • ·
    cajun seasoning
  • ·
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 c
    dry white wine

How to Make Cajun Pasta


  1. Use large skillet or wok, over medium/high heat
  2. Chop sausage and add to hot pan to render fat
  3. Chop peppers and onion and onion and add to pan, allow them to soften, then chop and add garlic
  4. prepare pasta in seperate pot according to package
  5. season sausage mixture with red pepper flakes and cajun seasoning to your liking. Start with a few teaspoons, you can adjust later to make it more spicy
  6. Add wine to pan, lower heat and allow wine to reduce by half; add shrimp if using
  7. add half of the carton of heavy cream, let simmer 5-7 min. Taste mixture and adjust seasoning if needed
  8. drain pasta and return to pot. Add sausage mixture(and shrimp if using) and stir to combine. Let set two minutes to allow sauce to thicken.

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About Cajun Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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