Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Pasta

  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Pasta with chicken and smoked sausage in a creamy, spicy sauce makes an easy and flavorful family meal. It can be made start to finish in under 30 minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 medium sweet or yellow onion, (diced)
    • 1 green bell pepper, (diced)
    • 6 white mushrooms, (sliced)
    • 1 (14-ounce) package smoked sausage, (sliced)
    • 3 garlic cloves, (minced)
    • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into bite-sized pieces)
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
    • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
    • 1 (14-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes (undrained)
    • 1 tablespoon Cajun or Creole seasoning (I use Tony Chachere's)
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 12 ounces uncooked penne pasta
    • 4 ounces cream cheese, (softened and cut into pieces)
    • 1 cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 393 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.06%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 44.34%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 44 mg 14.66%
    • Sodium: 1034 mg 43.07%
    • Calcium: 143 mg 14.35%
    • Potassium: 159 mg 4.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.03%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.09%
    • Vitamin C 3.9%
    • Vitamin D 4.37%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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