Pasta With Cajun Cream Sauce

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"This is not for the diet conscious! This is a great side for chicken or shrimp, and served with steamed broccoli. Sub chicken broth for the wine and bouillon, if desired."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (290.1 g)
  • Calories 758.6
  • Total Fat - 34.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 90.1 mg
  • Sodium - 145 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 99.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 14.2 g
  • Sugars - 1.5 g
  • Protein - 15.1 g
  • Calcium - 201.5 mg
  • Iron - 2.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

In large stockpot, boil water for pasta.

Step 2

In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic, saute additional 1 minute.

Step 3

Stir chicken bouillon into white wine and add to pan.

Step 4

Using a wooden spoon, scrape any brown bits off the bottom of the pan. Let the wine reduce to half – about 3 minutes.

Step 5

In the meantime, cook your pasta to the al dente stage.

Step 6

Add cajun seasoning, paprika, salt, pepper, and tomato paste to the sauce. Stir.

Step 7

Add heavy cream. When the cream mixture is almost bubbling, turn heat to low. Let the cream mixture reduce to half – about 5 minutes.

Step 8

Drain the pasta very well – add pasta to the cream sauce.

Step 9

Toss with freshly chopped parsley and Parmesan.

Step 10


Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



This is wonderful! It's simple to make and very flavorful. It has a bit of a bite that I loved. I served this as an entree with mini penne noodles. Thanks Mike for sharing. Made for Went to the Market tag.

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(16 Apr 2017)