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CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA WITH SAUSAGE

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta with Sausage is easy to make weeknight one pot pasta dish! With best forty minutes of general paintings, this shrimp pasta dinner recipe is straightforward, speedy and delicious!

Quick and smooth dinner is always something i've on my mind. I appear to love shrimp and sausage mixture because it’s so flavorful and delicious. besides, there’s not anything higher than having a restaurant high-quality pasta dish at the table for my family and buddies!  This creamy pasta dish disappeared quick from our dinner desk!

CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA WITH SAUSAGE
CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA WITH SAUSAGE

CREAMY SHRIMP PASTA:
If there's one issue i can usually assume my circle of relatives to eat it is my Cajun food. we love this conventional Southern shrimp pasta recipe in our residence! I usually make it with massive shrimp and smoked sausage. by means of the manner, i love to use Andouille sausage. We currently had a few agency over for dinner and this creamy sausage pasta have become a massive hit! it's far a family favorite Southern shrimp pasta recipe! This easy sausage pasta recipe is so vibrant with taste! And i really like that this scrumptious, creamy shrimp pasta is ready in less than 40 mins!

Because the Cajun sauce is selfmade, it is so tons better than anything in a jar! And so particularly easy! The cooking time for this creamy shrimp pasta recipe is simplest 40 mins as it all comes together pretty quickly. And in case you enjoy consuming Cajun as lots as we do, you might additionally like this Cajun themed immediately Pot chicken and Rice. sure, I made it Cajun as properly!

CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA WITH SAUSAGE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 lb. large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (or Creole seasoning)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 6 oz andouille sausage or smoked sausage (thinly sliced)
  • 10 ounces fettuccine pasta
  • ½ yellow onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning (or Creole seasoning)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • ½ cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth sodium free
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup Grated Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp parsley (chopped)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Toss shrimp with salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and Oregano, and coat well. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and drizzle bottom of pan with olive oil. 
  2. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes. Flip shrimp over and cook another minute or two. Then remove to a plate and set aside. Drizzle pan with a little more olive oil, add sausage and brown until nicely caramelized, about 4 - 5 minutes. Remove to plate, set aside.
  3. Add pasta to salted boiling water and cook until al dente.
  4. Lower heat to medium and add a bit more olive oil to the pan, add the onion, red bell pepper, Cajun seasoning, brown sugar, and a generous pinch of salt. Sauté until onion and pepper have softened a bit, scraping up any browned bits that you can. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth and heavy cream. Bring to a simmer, stirring and scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan, simmer a couple minutes. 
  6. Once simmering, add Parmesan and stir into sauce. When Parmesan is blended in, add cooked pasta and sausage and stir to combine and heat through, 2 - 3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste and then lastly, add shrimp.
  7. Serve with chopped parsley.

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