Vegetarian Cajun Pasta | Recipe Box

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Vegetarian Version of Chicken Cajun Pasta! Easy dinner, mode on! Do not mind the green stuff on the plate, its cilantro! I only added it to decorate the plate but I do not think it worked very well! :p It looks like I forgot the dish under a tree, or something! ahahaha….

 

Ingredients:

11oz (300g) bow-tie pasta, dry
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 onion, cut into half-moon slices
12 oz (340g) white mushrooms, in wedges
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

1. Fill a large pot with water, bring to boil, add salt and throw your pasta in. Boil 2 minutes, less, than the package instruction time.

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2. In a large pan, add the olive oil and saute the sliced onion for a few minutes or until it starts to get golden color.

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3. Then add the bell pepper, the mushrooms, the Cajun seasoning, 1/2 cup water and the garlic.  Lower the heat to medium and cook the veggies for about 10 minutes or until they begin to cook down.

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4. Drain the pasta, and reserve some 1/2 cup of the boiling water.

5. Uncover the veggies and pour in the heavy cream. Use some of the boiling water to thin out your sauce.

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6. Add the pasta and let it simmer for 1-2 minutes, or until the sauce thickens and the pasta absorbs all the saucy goodness.

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7. Do not forget to salt in every stage of your cooking, or you will end up with flavorless pastaa!

 Serves 2-3

Enjoy!! 🙂

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