bowl of pasta with peppers, onions and sausage in a cream sauce
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Creamy Cajun Pasta

Need a quick meal? Try this 30 minute creamy Cajun pasta with andouille sausage!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun/Creole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 434kcal
Author Danielle Wolter

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and brown the sausage until caramelized.
  • Add the onion and green pepper and stir fry for about 5 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  • Deglaze the pan with a splash of white wine.
  • Cook until the wine is absorbed then add the tomatoes and chicken broth and simmer for 5 minutes.  Add the Cajun seasoning and black pepper.
  • Add the cream, cover and simmer until reduced for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the pasta and cook for 2-3 minutes, until sauce is thickened and pasta is cooked through.

Notes

  1. For less spice, add less Cajun seasoning. If you add less Cajun seasoning, you may need to add additional salt to taste. 
  2. Browning the sausage first helps to add a rich flavor to the dish. You can skip this step if you're in a hurry, but I highly recommend doing it for the best flavor.
  3. Cook the pasta al dente (not fully cooked) - it will finish cooking in the sauce. I recommend taking about 2 minutes off the package cook time.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cups | Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 603mg | Potassium: 288mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 965IU | Vitamin C: 19.4mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.9mg