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Cajun Chicken Pasta

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 chicken breasts (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 75 grams chorizo (cut into small chunks)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and minced)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
  • 200 grams pasta shapes (dried)
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 480 milliliters chicken stock
  • 60 milliliters cream (double, heavy)
  • baby spinach (Large handful of fresh)
  • 10 cherry tomatoes (fresh, sliced in half)
  • 50 grams grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley (freshly)
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    Calories430Calories from Fat210
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat210
    Total Carbohydrate18g6%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C140%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Brian a year ago
    OMG this is restaurant food. So good. I followed recipe almost exactly but I added one more garlic clove and I always add Smoked Paprika to my store bought Cajun spice. I did add about 2 tsp Sun dried tomato with the spinach. My wife said this was best ever. Depth of flavor and balance, perfectly spiced.
    Marlisha Hill 2 years ago
    Yummo! Will make again
    Kelly J. 2 years ago
    Very lovely recipe, I recommend !
    Georgina Archer 2 years ago
    Made this tonight and was not disappointed. I was actually really shocked how nice this was.
    Lisa 2 years ago
    Fantastic, the only issue was I made enough for 4 when there's only two of us. I used red lentil pasta and it worked really well. We'll definitely be eating this again. A triumph!
    Greg Newdick 3 years ago
    Delicious, I’m quite a beginner yet this is miles better than just using a basic ready made sauce and almost just as easy, good stuff
    Luigi Coradduzza 4 years ago
    Great recipe. One of the best pasta recipes ever!
    Alexander M. 4 years ago
    Really tasty recipe!
    Chelsie R. 4 years ago
    Get so many compliments with this dish- I love it! Super tasty and filling!!
    Woollard 4 years ago
    beautiful. added a bit more spice but really nice.
    David J. 5 years ago
    I had to make a lot of modifications to this recipe for a couple reasons: I do not like to keep halved peppers around for very long, so I had to use three whole bell peppers instead, and could not buy chorizo sausage in such a small quantity, so I had to use at least 12 oz of that as well. I ended up therefore adding two cups of water to the pot in addition to the chicken broth (since the pasta was not well-covered, with so much more vegetables and meat than expected), added 1/2 cup of cream instead of 1/4 cup, and 8 oz of grated cheese. The result was something like a chicken-sausage-vegetable-pasta stew in a very thin cheese sauce - not unlike I Wash You Dry's "Cheese Sausage and Macaroni Skillet", only with the extra yellow pepper and garlic, and chopped tomatoes instead of marinara sauce. It was very good, though that could just be because I was very hungry. Made 6 days worth of leftovers
    Hanne 5 years ago
    Just loved it and I can see me making this recipe regularly. Husband gave it a big thumbs up. It would be easy to expand if feeding a crowd.
    Neufeld 5 years ago
    Oh my goodness!!! This was incredible! Family loved it, and hubby went back for fourths. Will definitely be putting into a rotation.