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This easy shrimp alfredo is an impressive dish that's so easy to make! Penne pasta, shrimp, vegetables, and a creamy alfredo. What's not to love? showmetheyummy.com #pasta #alfredo #shrimp
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Easy Shrimp Alfredo

This easy shrimp alfredo is an impressive dish that's so easy to make! Penne pasta, shrimp, vegetables, and a creamy alfredo. What's not to love?
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: garlic shrimp alfredo, shrimp alfredo penne
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 719kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) box penne
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 (8 oz) package portobello mushrooms roughly chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound medium/large shrimp peeled, de-veined, tails off
  • 1 (15 oz) jar alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley to garnish - optional

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted/oiled water to a boil.
  • Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • Once hot add in olive oil and butter.
  • Once butter has melted add in diced onions. Cook for about 3 minutes, or until onions have started to soften.
  • Add in red bell pepper and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • At this time, cook your pasta. Your pasta should finish at about the same time the sauce has been completed.
  • Add in mushrooms and garlic.
  • Add in shrimp and saute until the shrimp starts to turn pink.
  • Stir in Alfredo, romano, and heavy cream and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in spices. Taste and re-season if necessary.
  • Drain pasta and stir pasta into the sauce.
  • Serve immediately with optional parsley!
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Notes

Recipe ever so slightly adapted from All Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 719kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 293mg | Sodium: 1182mg | Potassium: 469mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1185IU | Vitamin C: 30.7mg | Calcium: 239mg | Iron: 3mg