Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta

Mouthwatering and packing a huge flavor punch 🤜 👊
 
This spicy pasta dish goes together quickly and can be served in the same pot it’s cooked in. Love it when that happens
 
Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta
 
1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp Cajun seasoning
1 tsp dried Oregano
2 tbls vegetable oil
1 (11oz) pkg smoked sausage or chicken sausage, sliced into 1/2” pieces
1 lb dry fettuccine
1 onion, sliced
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow pepper, sliced
4 cloves garlic sliced
2-3 tbls Cajun seasoning
1 tbls brown sugar
1 (15oz) can crushed tomatoes
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Toss shrimp with salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning, and Oregano, and coat well. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add shrimp. Cook for 2 minutes. Flip shrimp over and cook another minute or so. Remove to a bowl and set aside. Add a little more oil and add sausage. Brown until caramelized on both sides. Remove to bowl with shrimp.
Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta until al dente.
Add a little more oil to the pan and add onion, pepper, garlic, Cajun seasoning, brown sugar, and a pinch of salt. Sauté until softened a bit.
Add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, and heavy cream. Bring to a simmer, stirring and scraping up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan, simmer 2-3 minutes.
 
Add Parmesan and stir into sauce. When Parmesan is blended in, add cooked pasta and stir to combine and heat through 2 – 3 minutes. Add shrimp and sausage and check for seasoning.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.