Sunday, October 17, 2010

Creamy Jambalaya Pasta
















Ingredients:
8 oz Ronzoni Smart Taste Rotini Pasta
1/2 lb turkey smoked sausage, cut into bite-size pieces
1 cup fat free evaporated milk
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/4 cup chopped onion or 2 Tbsp minced onion flakes
1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup white wine
4 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped parsley
Parmesan cheese (optional - not included in nutrition info)

Directions:

In a large pot, boil water for pasta. Boil pasta and cook until al dente.  Set aside.

Brown sausage in a small skillet over medium heat. Once browned, add onion and saute for two minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds or until fragrant.  Add white wine to skillet, making sure to scrape up any brown bits from the bottom.  Let wine reduce by half, about two minutes.

Stir in Cajun seasoning, paprika, pepper and tomato sauce. Add evaporated milk and heat to almost bubbling, then reduce heat to low. Allow the cream mixture to reduce by half, about 5 minutes. Drain pasta and add to skillet. Toss with parsley and freshly grated Parmesan.



Recipe adapted from Plain Chicken

1 comment:

Miz Helen said...

Your menu looks rally good. I would love that Jambalaya Pasta. You are invited to bring your Chili over to our Texas Star Chili Cook Off. We would love to have you enter at The Cottage.
Thank you for sharing.

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