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Cajun Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Cajun Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Cajun Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jeanie999

Makes 6 servings



Spicy pasta with chicken, sausage and vegetables

Recipe Ingredients for Cajun Pasta

2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 pound chicken, boneless, skinless, 1 inch pieces
1/2 pound sausage, spicy Italian, sliced
1/2 pound asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium onion cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 small zucchini, cut into 1 inch pieces
29 ounce diced tomatoes, with jalapenos
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped fine
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. black pepper
8 ounces linguine, cooked

Recipe Directions for Cajun Pasta

  1. Heal olive oil in a large skillet. Add the chicken and the sausage;cook for about 5 minutes, turning once.

  2. Add the asparagus, onion, bell pepper, zucchini, diced tomatoes, garlic, oregano, paprika and black pepper. Stir well.

  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 30 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally.

  4. Toss with cooked linguine. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 371.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
414
Calories from Fat
164
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.2g
28%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
103mg
34%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
821mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
31.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
30.8g
Vitamin A 46% Vitamin C 84%
Calcium 5% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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