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Cajun Shrimp & Sausage Pasta

Shelli K.: "The essence seasoning recipe makes a truckload yo…" Read More
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  • 3/4 pound fettuccine (cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp (peeled, deveined raw)
  • 1 tablespoon essence seasoning (recipe below - I think you can buy this, too.)
  • 1 1/2 turkey sausages (smoked, sliced and quartered, I use Butterball)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium169% DV4050mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs27% DV80g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories690Calories from Fat270
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat270
    Total Carbohydrate80g27%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shelli K. 6 months ago
    The essence seasoning recipe makes a truckload you could probably cut it in half and still have some left over. This recipe was tasty but I cut down on the salt (didn’t add the second teaspoon late in the recipe) I increased the stock and cream a bit to add a bit more sauce to the dish. I also added chicken to make it go a little further for my crowd because i didn’t have more shrimp and it worked fine. I didn’t use as much cayenne but next time would probably increase it closer to the TBS that it called for. Finally, I used pappardelle instead of fettuccine. All good!
    megan ennis 7 months ago
    It was a little dry but overall the flavor was good. I used apple chicken sausage which gave it a little more pizzazz.
    Jasmine Wyre 8 months ago
    Delicious will definitely be making this again!!!
    Azalea Ramos 9 months ago
    this was a very good recipe i made it with shrimp for some of us and with chicken for those who don't eat seafood in my home
    Kayla marie a year ago
    Bad no never I would neverMake it it again it was way to spicy and dry and salty
    Lawanda Sudds a year ago
    Very Good will make again
    Emily Miller a year ago
    delicious! i would make again!
    JaH JaH 2 years ago
    Sooooo good!! A little spicy for my toddler but my big boys enjoyed it
    Khadija 2 years ago
    Not bad. My kid liked it.
    Soda Brewer 2 years ago
    I love the flavors of this dish, but I used to much cream and that overpowered the dish. Will make again though
    Olivia 2 years ago
    It turned out amazing! I didn’t use as much cayenne as suggested and it still came out great!
    Howard 2 years ago
    It was DELICIOUS! My entire family LOVED IT!
    Lucille 2 years ago
    AMAZING!! I love pasta (so I’m a little biased) but I love the flavor I added some spinach and didn’t make the shrimp (kind of tired of shrimp). But I loved the flavor now I wish I made the shrimp lol
    Fran Braggs 2 years ago
    Really good! Just me and the Hubby; no leftovers.
    Abby Enriquez 2 years ago
    My husband and I loved it. Did not change a change would not change a thing. Definitely will make again
    Sandy D 2 years ago
    Didn't change a thing; wouldn't change a thing. Will definitely make again. Thank You!
    Rivas 2 years ago
    It was delicious, next time I'll use a little bit more sausage but other than that my family loved it and I will make
    Dr. B 2 years ago
    I doubled the seasonings, switched to Rotini, and added mussels. I also added cajun seasoning for extra spice. I did not add any bell pepper. Best pasta I've ever had!
    Asprey Maier 2 years ago
    Easy to make & delicious!!
    SheStar 2 years ago
    This was delish. Definitely making it again
    Gary Ryan 2 years ago
    definitely make it again but with a little less pasta.
    Boss 3 years ago
    great... I added mushrooms and shredded chicken
    Kim 3 years ago
    ‘This meal is delicious. It was simple to make, I did substitute the chicken stock for chicken broth since I didn’t have stock but I can’t tell the difference. Reminds me of New Orleans. Thanks for the recipe!
    Great, with a little bit of deviation!!!
    firetrand 3 years ago
    Loved it! Great recipe and it’s easy...
    Joch Neal 3 years ago
    Excellent!!! Great recipe
    Andrea C. 5 years ago
    My husband absolutely loved this dish! I didn't change a thing. Great recipe! And I love the 'essence seasoning'!
    Yvonne O. 5 years ago
    A used a store-bought Cajun seasoning and it turned out with bit more spice than I was prepared for but it was still a good recipe. I'll make some tweaks but I will be making it again.
    Tracy R. 5 years ago
    Loved this. Absolutely will do it again, often. All I did differently was I used about half the amount of fettuccini noodles that the recipe called for Still had plenty in it. Nice and meaty, super flavor.