How to Make Zingerman’s Roadhouse’s Cajun Steak Pasta

Try this tasty recipe for your next dinner.
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Zingerman's Roadhouse's Cajun Steak Pasta. // Photograph by Kailey Howell

Zingerman’s Roadhouse serves up bold, barbecue flavors. Here, the Ann Arbor restaurant shares the recipe for its Cajun Steak Pasta, a dinner special that features steak bites, a spicy sauce, and cheese.


  • 5 oz. diced sirloin
  • 3 oz. diced red peppers
  • 3 oz. diced onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 8 oz. pasta
  • 4 oz. heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. blackening spice or Cajun seasoning
  • 4 oz. grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1 oz. fresh parsley and basil, chopped


  1. Add 2 oz. olive oil to a 12-inch saute pan and place over medium heat.
  2. Add steak, onions, peppers, garlic, and blackening spice or Cajun seasoning.
  3. Cook until the vegetables are soft and the steak is browned, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add cream and cook until thickened, about 4 minutes.
  5. Add cheese and cooked pasta. Mix until well coated.
  6. Place in a pasta bowl and garnish with fresh herbs.

Zingerman’s Roadhouse is located at 2501 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor. Call 734-663-3663 or visit for more information.

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This story is from the May 2022 issue of Hour Detroit. It has been updated for 2023.