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Cajun Seafood Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Schuller
Added: Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound dry fettuccine pasta

2 cups whipping cream
1 tbsp. fresh chopped basil or 1 tsp. dried basil
1 tbsp. fresh chopped thyme or 1 tsp. dried thyme
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ground pepper
1 1/2 tsp. ground crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp. ground white pepper
1 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley or 2 tbsp. dried parsley
1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 pound scallops
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steamed vegetables: broccoli, red peppers, green peppers

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente.

Meanwhile, pour cream into large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until just about boiling. Reduce heat, and add herbs, salt, peppers, onions, and parsley. Simmer 7 to 8 minutes, or until thickened.

Stir in seafood, cooking until shrimp is no longer transparent. Stir in cheeses, blending well. Add in steamed vegetables (optional).

Drain pasta. Serve sauce over noodles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of our favorites! Suggest adding seasoning to taste. Is VERY spicy if all spice is used.

 

 

 

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