Cajun pasta with sausage

Cajun pasta with sausage

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    box of Farfalle pasta

  • 1

    cup heavy cream

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    tablespoons minced garlic

  • ¼

    cup chopped onion

  • teaspoons of your favorite Cajun seasoning

  • teaspoons smoked paprika

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon pepper

  • ½

    cup white wine or chicken broth

  • 1

    tablespoon tomato paste

  • teaspoons chopped parsley

  • Parmesan cheese

  • Smoked sausage, cut into bite-size pieces

Directions

In a large pot, boil water for pasta. Brown sausage over medium heat in a large skillet. Once browned, transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside. In the same large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and saute for approximately 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds or until fragrant. Meanwhile, boil pasta and cook until al dente. Add white wine or chicken broth to skillet and scrape up any brown bits from the bottom. Let wine or broth reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Stir in Cajun seasoning, paprika, pepper, salt, and tomato paste. Add cream and heat to almost bubbling, then reduce heat to low. Allow the cream mixture to reduce by half, approximately 5 minutes. Drain pasta and add to skillet. Add browned sausage and parsley, toss. Top with parmesan cheese.


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