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Spicy Cajun Pasta
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14 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 50MINS

Spicy Cajun Pasta

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A spicy twist on a spaghetti casserole featuring savory smoked sausage and bright bell peppers. Spiced with a Cajun flair.
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A spicy twist on a spaghetti casserole featuring savory smoked sausage and bright bell peppers. Spiced with a Cajun flair.
50MINS
Total Time
$1.74
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Oil
1 Tbsp
Oil
or Bacon Grease
Cajun Style Smoked Sausage
1 lb
Cajun Style Smoked Sausage
Green Bell Pepper
1
Small Green Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
Red Bell Pepper
1
Small Red Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
Onion
1/2
Small Onion, thinly sliced
Spaghetti
6 cups
Spaghetti
or Pasta of Choice
Cream of Mushroom Soup
10.5 oz
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Ro-Tel® Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
1 1/2 cups
Ro-Tel® Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
Cajun Seasoning
1 tsp
Cajun Seasoning
Cayenne Pepper
1/8 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
Medium Cheddar Cheese
1 1/2 cups
Monterey Jack Cheese
1 1/2 cups
Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
Frank's® RedHot® Sauce
1/2 Tbsp
Frank's® RedHot® Sauce
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
727
Fat
39.1 g
Protein
29.7 g
Carbs
62.5 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Spray a 9 by 13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray and set aside.
step 3
In a skillet, heat Oil (1 Tbsp) to medium high. Slice the Cajun Style Smoked Sausage (1 lb) into bite-sized pieces. Cook in the oil, stirring until browned on all sides.
step 4
Stir in the Green Bell Pepper (1), Red Bell Pepper (1), and Onion (1/2). Reduce heat to medium low. Continue to cook and stir until the vegetables are crisp but tender.
step 4 Stir in the Green Bell Pepper (1), Red Bell Pepper (1), and Onion (1/2). Reduce heat to medium low. Continue to cook and stir until the vegetables are crisp but tender.
step 5
Cook Spaghetti (6 cups) according to package directions for al dente. You want the pasta to be slightly firm. It will finish cooking during baking.
step 6
Drain the pasta, and reserve 1 1/2 cup of pasta water.
step 7
In a large bowl or pan, combine the pasta, Ro-Tel® Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies (1 1/2 cups), Cream of Mushroom Soup (10.5 oz). Frank's® RedHot® Sauce (1/2 Tbsp), Cajun Seasoning (1 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Cayenne Pepper (1/8 tsp), half of the Medium Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup), and half of the Monterey Jack Cheese (3/4 cup). Add pasta water and stir to combine well.
step 7 In a large bowl or pan, combine the pasta, Ro-Tel® Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies (1 1/2 cups), Cream of Mushroom Soup (10.5 oz). Frank's® RedHot® Sauce (1/2 Tbsp), Cajun Seasoning (1 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Cayenne Pepper (1/8 tsp), half of the Medium Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup), and half of the Monterey Jack Cheese (3/4 cup). Add pasta water and stir to combine well.
step 8
Fold in the sausage and vegetables. Transfer to the baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining Medium Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup) and Monterey Jack Cheese (3/4 cup).
step 8 Fold in the sausage and vegetables. Transfer to the baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining Medium Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup) and Monterey Jack Cheese (3/4 cup).
step 9
Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
step 10
Remove foil and bake for 10 more minutes, until the cheese is golden and bubbly.
step 10 Remove foil and bake for 10 more minutes, until the cheese is golden and bubbly.
step 11
Serve hot. Enjoy!
step 11 Serve hot. Enjoy!
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American
Comfort Food
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Pasta
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