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Cajun Meatballs and Pasta
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18 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 25MINS

Cajun Meatballs and Pasta

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This recipe will envelope you in spices like a tight, spicy hug. It incorporates a spice blend of paprika, oregano, and cayenne pepper to give a distinctive "N'awlins" bite that you're sure to love!
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Garlic & Zest
Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com
This recipe will envelope you in spices like a tight, spicy hug. It incorporates a spice blend of paprika, oregano, and cayenne pepper to give a distinctive "N'awlins" bite that you're sure to love!
25MINS
Total Time
$3.17
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Meatballs
Onion
1
Small Onion, minced
Garlic
1 clove
Garlic, minced
Fresh Parsley
2 Tbsp
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Cajun Seasoning
1 Tbsp
Cajun Seasoning
I used Legion of Spice Bayou Black Seasoning
Egg
1
Canola Oil
as needed
Canola Oil
Pasta
Red Bell Pepper
1
Red Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
Yellow Bell Pepper
1
Yellow Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
Zucchini
1
Zucchini
sliced into half moon
Cajun Seasoning
1/2 Tbsp
Cajun Seasoning
I used Legion of Spice Bayou Black Seasoning
Chicken Broth
1 cup
Chicken Broth
Heavy Cream
1/3 cup
Heavy Cream
Salt
to taste
Tomato
1
Tomato, diced, ripe
Fresh Parsley
1/4 cup
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
631
Fat
33.3 g
Protein
30.0 g
Carbs
52.9 g
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http://www.garlicandzest.com
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step 1
In a large bowl, combine the Ground Pork (1 lb), Onion (1), Garlic (1 clove), Fresh Parsley (2 Tbsp), Cajun Seasoning (1 Tbsp), and Egg (1). Mix thoroughly with your hands.
step 1 In a large bowl, combine the Ground Pork (1 lb), Onion (1), Garlic (1 clove), Fresh Parsley (2 Tbsp), Cajun Seasoning (1 Tbsp), and Egg (1). Mix thoroughly with your hands.
step 2
Measure out rounded tablespoons of pork mixture and roll into balls. Set aside. Cook the Farfalle Pasta (8 oz) and strain one minute before reaching al dente.
step 2 Measure out rounded tablespoons of pork mixture and roll into balls. Set aside. Cook the Farfalle Pasta (8 oz) and strain one minute before reaching al dente.
step 3
Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat Canola Oil (as needed). Working in batches when oil is hot, add meatballs, cooking on all sides until browned and mostly cooked through. Transfer meatballs to a plate and set them aside.
step 3 Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat Canola Oil (as needed). Working in batches when oil is hot, add meatballs, cooking on all sides until browned and mostly cooked through. Transfer meatballs to a plate and set them aside.
step 4
In a large skillet, heat Canola Oil (as needed) over medium-high heat. Add the Red Bell Pepper (1), Yellow Bell Pepper (1), Zucchini (1), and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
step 4 In a large skillet, heat Canola Oil (as needed) over medium-high heat. Add the Red Bell Pepper (1), Yellow Bell Pepper (1), Zucchini (1), and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
step 5
Sprinkle with the Cajun Seasoning (1/2 Tbsp) and cook an additional minute. Add the Chicken Broth (1 cup) and bring it to a boil, cooking for an additional minute. Stir in the Heavy Cream (1/3 cup).
step 6
Add the meatballs and cooked Farfalle. Reduce heat to a simmer and place a tight fitting lid on the pan. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and check for seasonings, adding Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) if desired.
step 6 Add the meatballs and cooked Farfalle. Reduce heat to a simmer and place a tight fitting lid on the pan. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and check for seasonings, adding Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) if desired.
step 7
To serve, sprinkle with Tomato (1) and Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup).
step 7 To serve, sprinkle with Tomato (1) and Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup).
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American
Budget-Friendly
Comfort Food
Lunch
Caribbean
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pork
Pasta
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