Cajun Pasta Fresca

Cajun Pasta Fresca

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"This is my absolute favorite dish! If you like food with just a little kick and you are a pasta fan...this recipe is for you!"

Ingredients

25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 294 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 294 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 1178 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. While the pasta water is boiling, in a large skillet over medium heat, briefly saute garlic in oil. Stir in tomatoes and their juice and sprinkle with salt. When tomatoes are bubbly, mash slightly with a fork. Stir in parsley, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes more.
  3. Toss hot pasta with tomato sauce, Cajun seasoning, mozzarella and Parmesan.
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This is delicious! I did use a big can (28 oz) of petite diced tomatoes instead of fresh tomatoes, and angel hair instead of vermicelli. Also, since I was using canned tomatoes, I only sprinkl...

This was a fantastically fresh alternative to ordinary pasta sauce. I added some extra veggies (zucchini, spinach and mushrooms) and it made a tasty primavera. Bravo!

This is really great. I have made this recipe many many times! I am just finally getting around to reviewing it. My husband asks for this often. The fresh taste of tomatoes accented by the Cajun...