Creamy Cajun Chicken and Sausage Pasta

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  • 3 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 6 ounces smoked sausage (sliced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms (sliced)
  • cajun seasoning (to taste)
  • Italian seasoning (to taste)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
  • sea salt (to taste)
  • 8 ounces penne pasta

NutritionView more

Sodium70% DV1680mg
Fat100% DV65g
Protein106% DV54g
Carbs19% DV58g
Fiber20% DV5g
Calories1010Calories from Fat590
Total Fat65g100%
Saturated Fat33g165%
Trans Fat1g
Calories from Fat590
Total Carbohydrate58g19%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

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


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Aaron Nelson 13 days ago
Absolutely wonderful dish. Really rich and flavorful. Will definitely make again!
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James S. 16 days ago
Great. Full of flavor. The whole family loved it
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Shelley 17 days ago
Bomb dinner! I didn’t have Worcestershire sauce so I substituted a little soy sauce and used bell pepper instead of mushrooms and it still turned out great! A new family favorite!
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Lisa 19 days ago
It was Excellent! Very easy too
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Dawn Badura Mendez 23 days ago
My new comfort food. So good I would have everyday. Family lived it. Make sure to brown sausage nicely. Takes a bit over the stove but nice home cooked dish!
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Heidi 29 days ago
Loved this! Easy and delish!
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Dina M 14 Dec 2018
Great recipe.... wonderful flavor😊
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Lindy C 14 Dec 2018
Really good! I'll make a few adjustments next time, especially cutting the chicken before cooking. They were too thick, and on med high on my stove, they scorched on the outside & were still raw in the middle so I had to slice & put back in with the sausages. I also doubled the recipe, to use a whole package of smoked sausage.
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Stephanie 7 Dec 2018
What an awesome recipe! I used b/l s/l chicken thighs instead of the breast. Which I highly recommend. and I skipped the mushrooms. otherwise I followed the recipe and it turned out fantastic. Happy Cookin!
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Derrick James 4 Dec 2018
It came out okay for my first time. + with no worcestershore sauce I forgot. lol.
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Sidne F. 3 Dec 2018
So good! Used half cream half 2% milk, cut down on the butter, and only 1tsp Cajun spice (otherwise too spicy for my 9 year old). Made up for the Cajun spice with Old Bay .
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Mille 30 Nov 2018
Came out great! I didn’t use mushrooms and added sautéed green peppers and onions to the sauce. Very tasty, everyone went back for seconds!
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RJ 26 Nov 2018
First time making it . Great recipe will definitely make it again .
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Sabrina Washington 18 Nov 2018
It turned out great will cook again
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Laurie 12 Nov 2018
Delicious exactly as written. Will make again
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Allen 11 Nov 2018
This was great! I added maybe a few more tablespoons of heavy cream, and my husband compared it to Cheesecake Factory!
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It turned out great! I made this today for my resident, and they LOVED it. I did tweak the recipe a bit for comfort, but overall a great dish! Instead of water I used heavy whipping cream.
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Aaron First 2 Nov 2018
My chicken was thick so I think it would have been easier to cut up before frying. Turned out delicious!
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Sabrina Wainright 30 Oct 2018
I substituted the mushrooms for red and green bell peppers, onions and jalapeño it was amazing! This is something we will make again and again
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Kandice 23 Oct 2018
Follow directions exactly and it turned out nothing like the image.
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L 23 Oct 2018
It was really good, but the directions were not clear at all.. I would make again but instead I would use linguine pasta and make more sauce
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Steven Daharry 22 Oct 2018
Amazing, used a lot of spicy sausage, Chilly flakes and garlic but with linguini instead, was a great twist from the penne
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Yvette 21 Oct 2018
It was delicious but then again what isn’t with cream and butter... I left out the mushrooms only because I was cooking for a few people and wasn’t sure if they liked mushrooms. Will definitely make again.
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April 20 Oct 2018
This was good, and fairly easy! Next time I'll add a bit of lemon juice and fresh cilantro to brighten it up as it was fairly heavy.
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Lora 19 Oct 2018
Tasted great! I doubled the sauce recipe but didn’t have as much Parmesan cheese. Trial and error but for the first it went over very well with the family!
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Hannah Jost 17 Oct 2018
The instructions could have been slightly more specific on when to cook the noodles, but other than that we followed step-for-step the instructions and it is by far one of my favorite dishes.
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Lauren Moore 14 Oct 2018
We LOVE it. With extra sauce of course
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Brooks 12 Oct 2018
Very good! Will make this again next month very easy to prepare
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jason lauder 6 Oct 2018
turned out really well, i think next time I'll cook the chicken/sasuage together then add the mushrooms later instead of one at a time
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John 4 Oct 2018
Definitely will make again had to dial down the spice a little to keep the kiddos happy