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One Pot Cajun Jambalaya pasta

Jen Sim
This one-pot Cajun jambalaya pasta is filled with delicious, warming, and spicy flavors. It includes sausages, prawns, peas, and more! The ultimate, comforting pasta dish.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cajun, jambalaya, pasta
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Jen Sim

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken sausages
  • 100 g of large prawns
  • 500 g pasta penne
  • 2 tsp of cajun seasoning
  • Paprika to taste
  • 3-5 tbsp of tomato purée
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup of peas
  • Parmesan
  • Parsley
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oil

Instructions

  • Heat a splash of oil in a saucepan. Fry sausages for 5-7 minutes or until brown. Remove sausages from the heat and leave to sit on paper towels.
  • Add onions and red bell peppers to the same saucepan and cook until soft (add more oil if necessary). Add tomato puree and cook on medium/high heat for 1 minute.
  • Pour in double cream, season with salt, paprika and Cajun seasoning, stir and bring to a boil. Leave to cook on a low heat for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add cooked pasta, prawns, peas and cook for 6-8 mins on low
  • Then remove from heat and add chopped parsley and grated parmesan.