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Easy Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terry Wasson
Added: Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing
1/2 lb uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
4 oz. fettuccine, uncooked
1 tomato, chopped
2 oz. cream cheese, cubed
2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves, divided
2 tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
1. Pour dressing over shrimp in a small bow; cover. Refrigerate 20 minutes to marinate. Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat large skillet on medium heat; add shrimp mixture. Cook 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Remove shrimp from skillet, using slotted spoon; cover to keep warm. Set aside.

2. Add tomatoes, cream cheese and 1 tbsp. of the basil to same skillet. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add shrimp; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.

3. Drain pasta. Place on large serving platter; top with the shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tbsp. basil and the shredded cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can substitute 1/2 lb. frozen shrimp, defrosted if desire.

If you prefer it saucier, stir in small amount of milk into the shrimp mixture.

 

 

 

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