CAJUN PASTA SKILLET – The Southern Lady Cooks


 

This Cajun Pasta Skillet is easy to make and has a wonderful flavor. This delicious dish is made with Andouille sausage, shrimp, creamy pasta and spices and it’s a great dinner. Add some cheesy garlic drop biscuits and you are set! If you have followed our site for any amount of time you know we love our Cajun seasoning.

Cajun Pasta Skillet simple ingredients:

Linguine Pasta

Raw Shrimp

Andouille Sausage

White Onion

Heavy Cream

Cream Cheese

Smoked Paprika

Cajun Seasoning

Garlic Seasoning

Olive Oil

I have found that some pasta dishes don’t reheat well but this one does since it is covered in a creamy sauce. This dish is wonderful to enjoy with family and friends. The combination of shrimp and sausage is so good and the extra seasonings really makes this dish. You season the shrimp and sausage separately so they have a wonderful flavor. The cream cheese and heavy cream really makes this dish great. Made this for out of town guests and they loved it!

Full printable recipe in recipe card below. 

Cajun Pasta Skillet - The Southern Lady Cooks

Cajun Pasta Skillet - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Cajun Pasta Skillet

Delicious pasta skillet with andouille sausage and shrimp

Prep Time20 mins

Cook Time15 mins

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American, southern

Keyword: Cajun Pasta Skillet

Servings: 6 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 12 ounces of linguine pasta cooked
  • 1 lb of raw shrimp thawed and tails removed
  • 1/2 lb of andouille sausage sliced
  • 1/2 white onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese
  • 1 cup of pasta water (reserve liquid from pasta)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cajun seasoning
  • Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese optional

Shrimp and sausage seasoning

  • 1/2 teaspoon of cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • olive oil
  • In a container, add shrimp, sausage and seasonings. Mix well. In a skillet over medium to low heat, add olive oil and saute onion, next add seasoned shrimp and sausage and cook for about 5 minutes. Until shrimp is done. You may need to add more olive oil. Once cooked remove ingredients from skillet and set aside.

  • Next add pasta water, cream cheese and cream to skillet. Bring to a simmer and add black pepper, smoked paprika, cajun seasoning and continue to stir.

  • Next add in the cooked pasta and continue to stir until well combined. Toss in shrimp and sausage and onions until combined.

  • You can top with parmesan cheese if you desire.

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