Creamy Cajun Pasta Recipe

Creamy Cajun Pasta Recipe

How To Make Creamy Cajun Pasta

Have a spoonful of this creamy cajun pasta with sausages for your next dinner meal! Toss this seasoned pasta meal together in just under an hour.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 1lbspicy Italian sausage,cut into rounds
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • 1medium yellow onion,thinly sliced
  • 1jalapeño,seeded, minced
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • 1tbsptomato paste
  • 2tbspMcCormick® Jazzy Spice Blend
  • 1lbdried pasta,penne
  • 1red bell pepper,seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1green bell pepper,seeded, thinly sliced
  • 8ozmushroom,stemmed, sliced
  • 14½oztomato,(1 can), fire-roasted
  • 4cupschicken stock
  • 5ozcream cheese,cubed
  • 2scallions,thinly sliced, to garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, melt the butter over medium heat until just bubbling. Add the sausage, then then season with salt.

  2. Brown for 2 minutes on one side, then stir and brown the other side for 2 minutes more.

  3. Add the onion, season with salt, and cook for 2 minutes, until starting to soften.

  4. Add the jalapeño, garlic, and tomato paste, then stir to distribute the tomato paste. Add the Jazzy Spice Blend, then stir to combine.

  5. Add the pasta, red and green bell peppers, mushrooms, and salt, then stir to combine. Pour in the tomatoes and stock.

  6. Bring to a gentle boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, until the pasta is cooked through and the peppers are tender but not mushy.

  7. Mix in the cream cheese to create a thick, creamy sauce.

  8. Serve garnished with scallions, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 569.22kcal
  • Fat: 29.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.56g
  • Fiber: 3.76g
  • Sugar: 7.86g
  • Protein: 21.57g
  • Cholesterol: 73.81mg
  • Sodium: 897.92mg
  • Calcium: 61.26mg
  • Potassium: 749.30mg
  • Iron: 2.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 142.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 44.26mg
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