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Cajun Seafood Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
The Condon Family

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. milk
1 c. whipping cream
1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil
1 tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
3/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
2 cloves chopped garlic
1 c. fresh chopped parsley
1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 lb. scallops
1/2 lb. crabmeat
1/2 c. shredded swiss cheese
1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
1 lb. fettuccine pasta

Directions:
Directions:
Pour cream and milk in a large skillet and cook over medium heat. Stir constantly until almost boiling. Reduce heat to low and add herbs, salt, peppers and parsley. Let simmer for 8-10 minutes as sauce starts to thicken. Meanwhile cook pasta in a large pot until al dente. Add shrimp and scallops to sauce and cook until shrimp are opaque. Stir in cheese, blending well. Add crabmeat. Drain pasta and place in a large serving bowl. Mix sauce with pasta and serve warm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a tradition on Christmas Eve at our house. Even though we are not Italian, we try to incorporate the Feast of the Seven Fishes in our Christmas Eve celebration. It is rich so we serve a large salad on the side.

 

 

 

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