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One Pot Cajun Pasta

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One Pot Cajun Pasta

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This one pot pasta is light and perfect when you want a quick dinner! Made with lots of veggies shrimp, and chicken sausage!
Course dinner
Cuisine American, Italian


  • 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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