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Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta

Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta is a quick and easy dinner for busy weeknights. Creamy pasta loaded with andouille sausage, peppers, onions and Cajun pasta sauce. 

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Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta on a plate with cheddar biscuit.

The creamy sauce with our homemade blackened seasoning adds great flavor to this pasta and is the perfect compliment to the smoky andouille sausage. 

Ingredients for Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta

Ingredients Needed

 

Step by Step Directions

Grilling sausage, peppers, onions collage, on a tray, chopped on a cutting board.

For the Sausage, Peppers & Onions:

We prepared the sausage, peppers and onions on the grill. It can also be cooked on the stovetop in a skillet. 

  • For Grilling: Leave the sausage whole. Slice the peppers and onions and toss with olive oil. Grill at 350° with the grill closed for about 15- 20 minutes, turning the sausage and vegetables about half way through. Add hickory or pecan for smoke flavor. 
  • Stovetop: Slice sausage and dice vegetables. Coat a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium heat. Cook sausage and vegetables, stirring often until vegetables are softened and start to caramelize, about 10 -15 minutes.
  • Remove the sausages, peppers and onions from the grill or skillet.
  • Slice the sausage into bite sized pieces, dice the onions and peppers. 

collage boiling pasta, draining in collander.

  • Meanwhile, boil the pasta according to package directions and drain well. 

Collage making creamy Cajun pasta sauce, adding pasta, vegetables.

  • To make the sauce, add cream cheese, milk and heavy cream to a saucepan. Add blackened seasoning and cook over medium heat, whisking until smooth and heated through.
  • Add parmesan cheese, whisk to combine. 
  • Using the large pasta pan, add drained pasta, sausage, peppers and onions. 

Pasta with creamy Cajun sauce in a pan.

  • Pour the sauce over the top. 
  • Mix well until thoroughly combined, cook about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. 

pan of Cajun smoked sausage pasta.

  • Garnish with parsley if desired and serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Pasta Variations: Linguine, Spaghetti or Penne Pasta
  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days 
  • Reheat: Reheat in a pan with 1- 2 tablespoons of milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring until heated through.

overhead of plated Cajun Sausage Pasta with plate of biscuits.

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plate of pasta with smoked sausage.

If you are looking for a quick and easy meal, this Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta is sure be a family pleasing dinner. Have it on the table in about 30 minutes it’s sure to have everyone rushing to the dinner table. 

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Yield: 6 Servings

Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta

plate of pasta with creamy sauce and smoked sausage.

Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta is a quick and easy dinner for busy weeknights. Creamy pasta loaded with andouille sausage, peppers, onions and Cajun pasta sauce. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. For the Sausage, Peppers & Onions: We prepared the sausage, peppers and onions on the grill. It can also be cooked on the stovetop in a skillet. 
  2. For Grilling: Leave the sausage whole. Slice the peppers and onions and toss with olive oil. Grill at 350° with the grill closed for about 15- 20 minutes, turning the sausage and vegetables about half way through. Add hickory or pecan for smoke flavor. 
  3. Stovetop: Slice sausage and dice vegetables. Coat a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium heat. Cook sausage and vegetables, stirring often until vegetables are softened and start to caramelize, about 10 -15 minutes.
  4. Remove the sausages, peppers and onions from the grill or skillet.
  5. Slice the sausage into bite sized pieces, dice the onions and peppers. 
  6. Meanwhile, boil the pasta according to package directions and drain well. 
  7. To make the sauce, add cream cheese, milk and heavy cream to a saucepan. Add blackened seasoning and salt, cook over medium heat, whisking until smooth and heated through.
  8. Add parmesan cheese, whisk to combine. 
  9. Stir in the drained pasta, sausage, peppers and onions. 
  10. Mix well until thoroughly combined.
  11. Remove from heat. 
  12. Garnish with parsley if desired and serve immediately.

Notes

Pasta Variations: Linguine, Spaghetti or Penne Pasta

Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days 

Reheat: Reheat in a pan with 1- 2 tablespoons of milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring until heated through

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 652Total Fat: 48gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 1732mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 3gSugar: 9gProtein: 18g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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