Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

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"This wonderful spicy shrimp and pasta dish is delicious, easy and elegant. Very spicy - add Cajun seasoning to suit your tastes."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 142 mg
  • 47%
  • Sodium:
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orecchiette pasta, and cook for 9 to 11 minutes, until almost al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots, garlic, and green onion. Season with Cajun seasoning and pepper, and cook about 2 minutes. Mix in wine, tomatoes, and shrimp. Continue to cook and stir until shrimp are opaque. Mix in the pasta and spinach, cover, and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until pasta is al dente and spinach has wilted.
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We loved this dish! I tweeked the preparation a bit, starting with only two tablespoons of butter, and added about one tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. I then added my cajun spice seasoned ...

We loved this dish. The seasonings, 1-1/2 tsp. Louisiana Cajun seasoning and 1 tsp. black pepper were perfect. I did, however, make a few simple changes to suit our diet and my ease of prepara...

While I thought this was tasty enough, Hubs enjoyed this a lot more than I did. For me, I would have liked this much better leaving out the Cajun seasoning altogether! I did prepare this a lit...