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    Cajun Shrimp and Andouille Alfredo Sauce over Pasta

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    1 hrs 55 mins

    1 hrs 15 mins

    40 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    From Southern Living. You may substitute 3 cups chopped cooked chicken for the shrimp. This one is not a quick and easy recipe and very high in fat--so only for special occasions.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Peel and devein shrimp; set aside.
    2. 2
      Cook fettuccine by following the package directions; drain and set aside.
    3. 3
      Cook sausage in a large pan over medium heat for 10 minutes or until browned; remove sausage (use a slotted spoon) and drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in the pan; set sausage aside.
    4. 4
      Melt butter in the drippings over medium heat; add in shrimp; cook for 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink; remove shrimp and keep warm.
    5. 5
      Add in onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic; stir/saute over medium heat for 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Stir in flour and cajun seasoning; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
    7. 7
      Gradually stir in chicken broth.
    8. 8
      Bring to boil over med-high heat, stirring frequently; boil 1` minute.
    9. 9
      Lower heat to med-low, stir in heavy cream; cook 8 minutes or until mixture simmers.
    10. 10
      Add in cheese cubes, sausage and shrimp; stir until cheese melts.
    11. 11
      Stir in green onions, parmesan cheese, and chopped fresh parsley.
    12. 12
      Serve over hot cooked fettuccine.
    13. 13
      For OMAC: freeze shrimp and andouille pasta in disposable foil pans (8x5x1 inch) covered with foil. Place in zip-lock freezer bags. Freeze up to 1 month. To reheat from freezer: bake, covered, at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or thaw in the refrigerator overnight and bake, covered, at 350° for 45 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 09, 2007

      35

      Very rich and creamy. I loved all the yummy veggies (made me feel less guilty), however; the 10 minute saute for the veggies was not quite long enough. The veggies still had a little too much crunch, especially the celery. The velveeta didn't add the taste I had hoped for, another real cheese choice would have been more to my liking. Add since I am a salt-aholic, I also felt the need to add a little salt. Thanks for sharing.

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    • on June 26, 2007

      55

      Very time consuming, but easy and so good! I tried it for the first time for dinner for my in-laws. They all loved it! My father-in-law told me this is equal to what you get in a really good Italian food restaurant and should serve it when I want to impress somebody. I followed the recipe exactly, but left out the celery (I can't stand the stuff!). Think next time I'm going to try red pepper instead of green because I like the taste better.

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    • on March 13, 2009

      45

      a flavorful dish that is very similar to Grady's Restaurant's Cajun Pasta. I went with the suggestion of using red pepper and was pleased with the flavor. The red pepper lent itself well in both taste and presentation.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Shrimp and Andouille Alfredo Sauce over Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (506 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 925.5
     
    Calories from Fat 538
    58%
    Total Fat 59.8 g
    92%
    Saturated Fat 33.1 g
    165%
    Cholesterol 333.9 mg
    111%
    Sodium 1489.0 mg
    62%
    Total Carbohydrate 55.3 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    23%
    Protein 41.5 g
    83%

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