Cajun  pasta  recipe

one hour!

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"This recipe is one of my favorites. My family loves it. I’ve made it with the Andouille, shrimp and chicken. Always a hit!"

Creamy Cajun Pasta

Creamy and cheesy cajun pasta with onions, peppers, garlic, and spicy andouille sausage! This cajun pasta recipe is decadent and delicious, and is ready in an hour.  You can even swap out for a different kind of sausage, or add chicken or shrimp instead. 

Creamy Cajun Pasta Recipe

4 servings


prep time

cook time

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15 min

45 min

1 hour


andouille sausage butter onion red bell pepper celery garlic half and half chicken broth dried oregano ground thyme flour monterey jack cheese parmesan cheese cayenne pepper pasta

Sear sausage in a hot cast iron skillet until browned on both sides. Set aside.  You can use any cajun sausage, or change it out for chicken or shrimp!

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Melt butter and add onions, celery, and peppers. Sauté until vegetables are softening. Add in garlic and cook for another minute. 

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Flour to make a light roux. Whisk in chicken broth, half and half, and seasonings. Stir in cheeses and let sauce simmer until it reduces. 

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Add sausage back to the pan. Once the sauce has thickened, toss with your cooked pasta and a splash of pasta water. Top with parsley or green onions. Enjoy!

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