Low Sodium Cajun Pasta Recipe

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This low sodium Cajun pasta recipe is bright, spicy, and an absolutely delicious salt-free dinner! With onions, bell pepper, and a creamy coconut sauce. A fantastic pasta loaded with flavor, and a great low salt vegetarian/meatless dinner idea.

Ready in 30 minutes, this pasta is a tasty dinner recipe loaded with vegetables and your favorite noodles. I love serving this pasta with a big low sodium chopped salad or low sodium cornbread for an easy weeknight dinner.

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This low sodium creamy Cajun pasta with peppers and onions is a fantastic recipe that is a favorite on our homestead! It has the perfect amount of creaminess and heat, and is loaded with a no-salt-added Cajun seasoning for a fantastic flavor in each bite.
The pasta is a delicious blend of roasted peppers, tomatoes, and onions tossed with a perfectly cooked noodles – I used cavatappi shaped pasta, but you can use your favorite 0mg sodium pasta shape. It’s a great weeknight meal, and is in our permanent monthly dinner rotation, we love it so much!

This Low Sodium Cajun Pasta Recipe Is

  • Creamy
  • Fresh
  • Spicy
  • Earthy
  • Warming
  • Savory
  • Made With No Added Salt
  • Ready in 30 minutes, and the sauce cooks in one pan
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Tasty Low Sodium Pastas 

Pastas and noodles are one of our staples on a low sodium diet – most varieties of pasta have 0mg sodium. However, it can be tough to find a store-bought sauce, so I love using bright fresh ingredients and no-salt-added seasonings to make my own.

This low sodium Cajun pasta is perfect for a tasty meal for the family, and also great to make for company if you are having guests for dinner. This low sodium sauce takes only 20-30 minutes to cook, so you can enjoy extra time to prep sides or a salad. Browse all our low sodium pasta and sauce recipes here!

What’s In This Low Salt Creamy Cajun Pasta?

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One of the Best Low Sodium Vegetarian Recipes

This low sodium Creole pasta and pepper sauce is fantastic vegetarian recipe that everyone will love. It’s loaded with fresh vegetables, herbs, spices, and good olive oil. It’s a great way to get some extra vegetables onto the table too!

Browse all our low sodium vegetarian recipes here for more fresh & delicious dinner ideas. These meatless meals are great to enjoy from breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert!

How Do I Make No Salt Added Creole Pasta with Coconut Milk?

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large pan heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped garlic and onions, and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes until translucent.
  3. Add the chopped bell pepper and jalapeno (if using), along with the no-salt-added Cajun seasoning and stir well to combine.
  4. To the sauce, add the tomato paste, diced tomatoes with juices, and the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Once vegetables are tender, add in the coconut milk, lime juice, and fresh parsley.
  6. Add the cooked pasta into the sauce, and heat for 5 minutes until pasta is hot and cooked through. Garnish with fresh cracked black pepper and extra parsley if desired. Serve immediately.

Homemade Pasta Sauce In 30 Minutes!

If you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal, this creamy Cajun pasta is the best recipe when you’re short on time. This easy sauce and dinner cooks up fast – and you can use short cuts like canned tomatoes and frozen peppers too. 

Browse all our 30 Minute Recipes here, which are tasty, fast, and weeknight-friendly.

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Low Sodium Cajun Pasta

This low sodium Cajun pasta recipe is bright, spicy, and an absolutely delicious salt-free dinner! With onions, bell pepper, and a creamy coconut sauce. A fantastic pasta loaded with flavor, and a great low salt vegetarian/meatless dinner idea.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course dinner, pasta
Cuisine American, Cajun, Creole
Servings 8 servings
Calories 320 kcal

Equipment

  • large pot
  • Large Pan

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped garlic and onions, and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes until translucent.
  • Add the chopped bell pepper and jalapeno (if using), along with the no-salt-added Cajun seasoning and stir well to combine.
  • To the sauce, add the tomato paste, diced tomatoes with juices, and the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Once vegetables are tender, add in the coconut milk, lime juice, and fresh parsley.
  • Add the cooked pasta into the sauce, and heat for 5 minutes until pasta is hot and cooked through. Garnish with fresh cracked black pepper and extra parsley if desired. Serve immediately.

Notes

A Note On Heat

  • The heat from jalapenos is in the seeds and inner membranes. If you want a milder pasta, remove the seeds. If you want a spicier pasta, chop the jalapenos and leave the seeds in.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcalCarbohydrates: 53gProtein: 9gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 54mgPotassium: 467mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 253IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 3mg

*Please note, all nutrition content is estimated based on the ingredients we used, it may vary based on your ingredients. Always check your nutrition labels to verify sodium amounts.

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8 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Really good, Just a heads up in the ingredients there are no bell peppers, but i knew to add them because of the blog post.

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