Cajun Shrimp & Pasta
1 lb raw shrimp, peeled & deveined
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup of sliced bell pepper strips
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 bay leaf
pinch of thyme
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons tomato paste
shredded italian cheese blend for garnish
-- Prepare pasta according to directions on package.
-- In bowl, season raw shrimp with all the seasonings; set aside.
-- In a shallow pan, saute garlic and onion in some cooking oil.
-- Add shrimp and cooked it it starts to turn pink.
-- Add tomato sauce and paste. Stir.
-- Season with salt & pepper to tastes.
-- Add bell pepper strips. Cook through.
-- When pasta is cooked & drained, add to pan.
-- Toss to combine. Plate & garnish with cheese.
Pairs Well With
Here's a recipe that has a slight heat to it, but doesn't sting! I like cajun food and this recipe uses shrimp, a favorite food of my husbands!