Add a touch of Cajun heat to your next pasta meal. Spicy sautéed shrimp, roasted cherry tomatoes and tender-crisp veggies are tossed with linguini and fresh herbs to create a dish that’s authentically delicious.

Recipe Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • ½ pound linguine or fettuccine
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • Cajun seasoning
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, cut in eighths
  • 1 cup roasted red and yellow cherry tomatoes (see note below)
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain well and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat 1 tbsp. olive oil and add shrimp.
  3. Season to taste with Cajun seasoning; cook and stir until shrimp is done.
  4. Remove from pan and set aside. Add remaining oil to pan and heat.
  5. Add zucchini, onion and tomatoes.
  6. Stir fry until zucchini and onion are crisp tender.
  7. Add thyme, parsley, shrimp and cooked pasta.
  8. Stir fry several minutes and place onto serving plates.

    Makes: 4 servings.


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Note: To roast tomatoes place on baking pan and add 1 tbsp. olive oil, salt, and fresh ground pepper. Stir to combine. Roast in 425°F oven, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until skins start to blister.


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