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This creamy Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta makes a perfect weeknight dinner. It's quick & easy to make + it's one-pot! Oh and the taste is fabulous! | yummyaddiction.com
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5 from 3 votes

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Yummy Addiction

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • 12 oz. (340g) linguine , fettuccine, or other long pasta
  • 1 onion , minced
  • 1 red bell pepper , diced
  • 1 green bell pepper , diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 1 cup diced seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 lb (225g) andouille sausage or kielbasa , sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • parsley , for garnish

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. In a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter and cook for 1-2 minutes per side, until no longer translucent. Remove from the pan and cover with foil.
  • In the same skillet, heat 2 remaining tablespoons butter and add the onion and bell peppers. Cook for 3-5 minutes. Now add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds more. Then, add the tomatoes.
  • Add the sausage and cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring. Now add the cajun seasoning, thyme, oregano, and mix well. Pour in chicken stock, heavy cream, and Worcestershire sauce. Mix once again.
  • Add the cooked shrimp and pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  • Add more salt and pepper, if needed. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and serve. Enjoy!