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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
Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 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
  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Add the cooked shrimp and pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  6. Add more salt and pepper, if needed. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and serve. Enjoy!