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Creole Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

A creamy white sauce pairs well with the andouille sausage and slightly spicy seasonings in this pleasing pasta dish. -Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Creole Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup each julienned sweet red, yellow and green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked andouille sausage, sliced
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion, celery, peppers, green onions and garlic in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in the cream, wine, Creole seasoning, salt, pepper flakes and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, 5-6 minutes.
  2. In another large skillet, saute sausage and shrimp in remaining butter over medium heat until shrimp turn pink, 5-6 minutes. Drain fettuccine; toss with vegetable mixture, tomatoes and sausage mixture.
Creole Seasoning
If you don’t have Creole seasoning in your cupboard, you can make your own using 1/4 tsp. each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 538 calories, 38g fat (21g saturated fat), 207mg cholesterol, 653mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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