Whole30 Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipe
Whole30 Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta recipe is the perfect weeknight meal! Ready in 15 minutes, this simple dish is packed full of flavor and is so easy to make! Whole30, paleo, lower in carbs and is the perfect healthy comfort food!
Prep Time 2 minutes Cook Time 12 minutes Total Time 14 minutes Servings 3 people Calories 511 kcal 1/2 tbsp avocado oil 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined 1/2 tbsp avocado oil 1.5 pounds rutabaga peeled and spiralized 1 pound chopped grape tomatoes 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped Creamy Cajun Sauce 1/2 cup hemp hearts or cashews see post substitutions 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp cajun seasoning 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper
Peel and spiralize the rutabaga
Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat.
Add 1 tbsp avocado oil and the defrosted shrimp. Cook 2 minutes. Flip the shrimp and cook 2 more minutes. Remove from pan.
Lower the heat to medium. Add 1 tbsp avocado oil to the pan and the spiralized rutabaga noodles. Cover the pan and cook 5 minutes.
While the rutabaga is cooking, make the creamy Cajun sauce
After the rutabaga is done cooking for 5 minutes, remove the lid and add the chopped tomatoes and salt. Stir well and cook 2-3 minutes.
After the rutabaga noodles and tomatoes have cooked 2-3 minutes, add the creamy Cajun sauce and the shrimp and stir well to combine everything.
Top with fresh parsley.
Calories: 511 kcal | Carbohydrates: 30 g | Protein: 47 g | Fat: 23 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 381 mg | Sodium: 1994 mg | Potassium: 1288 mg | Fiber: 9 g | Sugar: 14 g | Vitamin A: 78.6 % | Vitamin C: 105.4 % | Calcium: 39.2 % | Iron: 57.6 %