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One Pot Cajun Pasta


One Pot Cajun Pasta

This one pot pasta is light and perfect when you want a quick dinner! Made with lots of veggies shrimp, and chicken sausage!
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: cajun, cajun pasta, easy dinner recipe, healthy pasta recipe, one pot dinner, one pot meal, one pot pasta, pasta, pasta for a family, quick pasta recipe


  • 16 oz squid ink spaghetti, uncooked cut in half to fit pot
  • 14.5 diced tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced thin
  • 2 cups mix of colored peppers
  • 1/2 lb cooked shrimp
  • 3 chicken sausages, cooked
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp sea salt more or less to taste
  • 2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper more or less to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shaved parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper optional


  • In a large, deep dutch oven add your uncooked pasta, onion, peppers, broth, garlic, seasonings, salt and pepper.
  • Stir until everything is combined. Bring to a boil, cover and cook on medium heat for 12-15 minutes. *Be sure to stir half way through cooking!
  • Remove lid and stir in grated parmesan cheese, shrimp, sausage, cilantro, and heavy cream. Top with parmesan cheese shavings.
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