Cajun Pasta Fresca

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Photo Momma

This is such a yummy, spicy dinner! Sometimes, if I'm in a hurry, I will use a large can of diced tomatoes instead of chopping up the fresh. You could also add some chicken to this dish if you would like.

Top Review by Twiggyann

We enjoyed this very much. I added two chicken boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces that I cooked in about 1 tbsp of olive oil and seasoned with cajun seasoning and some of Emeril's Essence seasoning to the sauce right before I tossed everything together. For us, that made 4 servings (I cooked about 3/4 lb of linguine)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. While the pasta water is boiling, in a large skillet over medium heat, briefly saute garlic in oil.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and their juice and sprinkle with salt. When tomatoes are bubbly, mash slightly with a fork.
  5. Stir in parsley, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes more.
  6. Toss hot pasta with tomato sauce, Cajun seasoning, mozzarella and Parmesan.

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