Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta Toss




It certainly feels like Fall has made it's appearance today. It's blustery and downright chilly! Not sure that I'm ready for the cold yet, but I'll take this weather over snow any day! With chilly weather comes cold weather comfort foods like my Creamy Cajun Pasta with Sausage. The perfect food to warm you up on a chilly evening and it's weight watcher friendly!


Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta Toss
Serves 6
WW PP=6
Cal 246.6, Fat 4.3, Carbs 34.5, Fiber 2.5, Protein 16.1

Ingredients
12 oz. pasta of your choice
1/2 cup fat free half and half
1/2 cup two percent milk
1 tsp olive oil
2 tbsp chopped garlic
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 can rotel, drained
1 package Cajun chicken sausage (I used Johnsonville)
chopped green onion, for topping

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute for two minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds or until fragrant.

Meanwhile, boil pasta and cook until al dente.

Stir in Cajun seasoning and rotel. Add half and half and milk. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low. Add in sausage. Drain pasta and add to skillet. Top with sliced green onions. Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. We have our own elk cajun brats that would be so good in this recipe. I've pinned it to my pasta board. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Yum! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop

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  3. This looks like a bowl of delicious goodness! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a wonderful day.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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