Cajun Alfredo with Shrimp

Ellen Whiteman

Cajun Alfredo with Shrimp is a creamy and spicy pasta dish made with Cajun spice mix, shrimp, and a rich Alfredo sauce. It is a delicious and satisfying meal that combines the flavors of Cajun cuisine with the comfort of a classic Alfredo sauce.

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ūüćó Paleo
Cajun
Alfredo
Shrimp
Creamy
Spicy

10 mins

15 mins

Nutritional Value

fats - unknown
protein - unknown
carbs - unknown

Ingredients

Total: 10Serves: 4
3 tbsp butter
1/2 cup red onion
1 red bell pepper
Notes:

cored, seeded, and diced

1 pound shrimp
Notes:

peeled and deveined raw medium, patted dry

1 tbsp cajun spice mix
Notes:

Chef Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Redfish Magic seasoning or other

2 cloves garlic
Notes:

minced

3 cups spinach leaves
Notes:

loosely packed raw

1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
Notes:

freshly grated

8 ounces whole-wheat fettuccine noodles
Notes:

cooked according to the package directions


Instructions

Step 1 : 

In a large sauté pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the onion is softened.

Step 2 : 

Add the bell pepper and shrimp to the pan and sprinkle with the seasoning mix. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are pink, curled up, and cooked all the way through, 4 to 5 minutes.

Step 3 : 

Toss the garlic and spinach leaves into the pan and cook for 1 minute. Add the heavy cream and Parmesan to the pan and then reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 3 to 4 more minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce just begins to thicken.

Step 4 : 

Mix the noodles into the sauce mixture until well combined, divide into pasta bowls, and serve warm.


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