Crawfish Fettuccine II

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This recipe is great for 'creamy pasta' lovers. Fettuccine noodles can easily be substituted with angel hair pasta.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • ½ cup chopped green onion

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 pound crawfish, peeled

  • 1 (8 ounce) package processed cheese food, cubed

  • 1 cup half-and-half cream

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • 1 large tomato, chopped

  • 1 pound dry fettuccini pasta

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet and saute the green onion, green pepper, and garlic until onions are opaque. Stir in flour and cook for 7 minutes, stirring frequently.

  2. Add crawfish meat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Stir in the processed cheese, half and half, Cajun seasoning and tomato. Cover and simmer for another 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta.

  4. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  5. Mix together the sauce and pasta and transfer to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

668 Calories
31g Fat
68g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 668
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 18g 89%
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 923mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 23mg 117%
Calcium 376mg 29%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 665mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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