Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Cajun Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Ready in 25 minutes, this fettuccine, sausage and veggie dish is a surefire bet for fans of spicy food.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

8
oz uncooked fettuccine
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
medium red or green bell peppers, thinly sliced
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (14 oz) smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  1. In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package. Return to Dutch oven; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion, bell peppers and garlic in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add sausage; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir tomatoes and Cajun seasoning into sausage mixture. Stir in whipping cream; cook uncovered 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mixture is thickened.
  4. Add sausage mixture to fettuccine in Dutch oven; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and chopped fresh parsley, if desired.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
After tossing the fettuccine and sausage mixture, transfer to a 13x9-inch pan. Cover and refrigerate until ready to bake. Heat in 375°F oven 30 to 40 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
For extra spice, add 1 teaspoon red pepper sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups))
  • Calories 560
    • (Calories from Fat 310),
  • Total Fat 35g
    • (Saturated Fat 14g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 1890mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.