That's Smart! One-Pot Cajun Pasta

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That's Smart! One-Pot Cajun Pasta

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
30min
Total

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Description

One of the best parts about this creamy Cajun-inspired pasta is that it comes together in just one pot for easy cleanup! 

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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2 tbsp. That’s Smart! salted butter
1 (12- to-14-oz.) pkg. fully cooked andouille smoked sausage, cut diagonally into ¾-in.- thick slices
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
2 tsp. Cajun seasoning, or to taste
2 c. That’s Smart! chicken broth
1 (14.5-oz.) can That’s Smart! diced tomatoes, undrained
2 c. uncooked That’s Smart! elbow macaroni
½ (8-oz.) pkg. That’s Smart! cream cheese style blend, cut into cubes
Sliced green onions, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven over medium heat.

  2. Add sausage, onion, red pepper and Cajun seasoning; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables soften and sausage is lightly browned, stirring frequently.

  3. Stir in chicken broth, undrained tomatoes and macaroni. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is al dente, stirring occasionally.

  4. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Remove from heat. Garnish with green onions, if desired.

Nutrition facts

Servings

440 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 980mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Protein: 14g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 10%
0%
Calcium 2%
0%
Vitamin D 0%
0%
Potassium 6%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen