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Creamy Cajun Pasta with Andouille Sausage

Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author laurel

Ingredients

  • 8 oz pasta, linguini
  • 5 oz andouille sausage
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp cajun spices
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • freshly chopped parsley *optional*

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.

  2. Cook linguini according to package until al dente. Strain and set aside until sauce is complete.

  3. Into a sauce pan, add sliced andouille sausage. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side over medium heat. Set aside when complete.

  4. Into the same sauce pan, add half and half, onion powder, garlic powder and cajun spices.

  5. Stir ingredients and bring to a slight boil.

  6. Next add whipping cream. Bring to  a simmer and allow sauce to thicken (5 minutes).

  7. Add grated parmesan into sauce. Stir well until melted and allow to thicken for 5 more minutes.

  8. When sauce is ready, add salt and pepper to taste. 

  9. Finally, pasta and sausage back into pan. Stir to combine. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve & enjoy!