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Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Darin
Added: Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (8 ounce) package linguini pasta
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
2/3 cup boiling water
1/2 pound cooked shrimp

Directions:
Directions:
1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain
2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Transfer to a plate.
3. In the same pan, melt 1/2 cup butter with the minced garlic. Stir in the cream cheese, breaking it up with a spoon as it melts. Stir in the parsley and basil; simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in boiling water until sauce is smooth. Stir in cooked shrimp and mushrooms, and heat through.
4. Toss linguini with shrimp sauce, and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Made this recipe with shrimp we got from the farmers market in Cape Coral. Used herbs from mom's little garden in her kitchen. Wow what a treat!

 

 

 

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