20-Minute One-Pan Cajun Penne Pasta Recipe With Chicken Sausage by Donna John

Pasta Dinner
5 months ago
20-Minute One-Pan Cajun Penne Pasta Recipe With Chicken Sausage

With just a hint of spice, this easy Cajun penne pasta recipe is a pleasant surprise from your typical pasta dish. With chicken sausage and a creamy sauce, it's sure to be a hit for dinner.

Any type of pasta could be substituted for the penne. You could also use turkey or smoked sausage instead of the chicken sausage.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


Here's how to make it:

  1. Cook the sausage in a large skillet until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and blackening seasoning and cook another 30 seconds. 
  2. Add the tomato, chicken stock and reserved pasta water. Cook about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the cream cheese, butter and Monterey Jack cheese. Still until fully incorporated. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan. 

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Donna John
This was dinner a few nights ago and lunch yesterday. So simple to make.
Looks delicious! 😍
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Mmm! Sounds amazing and I can't wait to try your recipe, Donna John !

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