I was searching for a new and simple dinner recipe when I came across this recipe for Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta at Food.com. We've eaten it a couple of times now and I must say, it's pretty good! It's a stove top recipe so there's no need to turn on your oven on a hot summer day--another huge plus!
This seems to be one of those recipes that is easy to adapt to your own tastes and preferences.
I made some changes to the recipe to make it large enough for my family and used a 16 oz box of penne rigate pasta (could use less) instead of 4 oz. of linguine, added about 5 small sliced green onions, instead of 1, and substituted 1 tsp. of finely chopped garlic (from a jar) instead of the garlic powder. I times'd the rest of the ingredients by one-and-a-half except for the cream, I kept it at 2 cups. (I was planning to add a little milk if it wasn't 'saucy' enough but didn't need to.)
The original recipe says it's only enough for 2 servings, but with the changes I made it was enough to feed my family of six (minus a picky eater) plus there was some leftover.
Tip: If the sauce is runny, don't worry, it will thicken as it cools.
With over 1100 ratings and reviews, this recipe has a five star rating--not bad! If you're looking for a new recipe, I'd recommend giving this one a try.
Today's Fabulous Find...Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta