Creamy Cajun Pasta

Picture shows "Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta"; Also great without shrimp served with Cajun Catfish.

Photo by Stacy B.
Adapted from allrecipes.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta (or linguine)

  • 1/4

    cup butter

  • 1

    clove garlic, minced

  • 1/4

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 2

    tablespoons Cajun seasoning

  • 2

    cups milk

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

  • Optional:

  • Add 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • Suggestion:

  • 12

    oz. Pasta

Directions

1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 4 minutes or until al dente; drain. (For Linguine, cook according to package directions.) 2. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. * Stir in garlic, and cook for 1 minute. Stir in flour and Cajun seasoning. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk, then cook until thickened. Remove from heat and add lemon juice. ** If adding shrimp: * Saute shrimp for 1 minute on each side in butter and garlic; Remove with slotted spoon and set aside. ** Return shrimp to sauce, and spoon over cooked pasta.

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