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Peppery Cajun Pork Pasta

Peppery Cajun Pork Pasta

Enjoy this pork made using fettuccine and veggies and sprinkled with Cajun seasoning - hearty dinner ready in just 35 minutes.



  1. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.
  2. While fettuccine is cooking, cut pork into 1/4-inch slices; sprinkle with Cajun seasoning.
  3. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook pork in oil 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork is slightly pink in center.
  5. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  6. Spray same skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat.
  7. Cook onion in skillet about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion begins to brown.
  8. Stir in zucchini and salt. Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
  9. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook about 1 minute, stirring frequently, until heated through.
  10. Toss vegetable mixture and fettuccine.
  11. Serve pork over fettuccine mixture, or toss pork with fettuccine mixture.

Prep Time 20 min
Total Time 35 min
Servings 6

The robust, zesty flavors in this pasta would enjoy the company of corn breadsticks or corn bread muffins with a dab of homemade maple or honey butter. To make, beat 1/2 cup softened butter and 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey until well blended. Cover and refrigerate leftover butter.

Black-eyed peas, a common staple in the South, are actually a legume. You can purchase black-eyed peas dried, canned or frozen. For this dish, you can substitute a 10-ounce package of frozen black-eyed peas for the canned; thaw before cooking.

Nutrition Information Serving Size: 1 Serving: Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 65), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 2g), Cholesterol 80mg Sodium 300mg Total Carbohydrate 46g (Dietary Fiber 8g), Protein 29g

% Daily Value*: Iron26%

Exchanges:2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker


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