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Creamy Mozzarella Shrimp Pasta

This creamy mozzarella shrimp pasta is certainly one of my household’s favourite meals. There may be simply the correct amount of creamy Alfredo sauce to coat the shrimp and pasta. The crimson pepper flakes add a tasty twist to this shrimp recipe. Your loved ones will probably be begging for it for dinner each evening!

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PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: 20 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes SERVINGS: 6

INGREDIENTS  

  • 12 ounces penne pasta

Shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp (with shell eliminated and deveined)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

Sauce

  • 3 ounces sun-dried tomatoes (minimize into 1 inch chunks)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups half and half
  • ¾ cup mozzarella cheese (grated)
  • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • ¾ cup rooster broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon crimson pepper flakes
  • ⅛ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • In a big pot carry water to a boil and add 1 tsp off salt and 1 Tbsp olive oil. Prepare dinner Penne noodles to al dente in line with instructions listed on the bundle. Then drain and put aside.
  • Whereas pasta is cooking mix salt, black pepper, onion powder, and paprika in a small bowl and blend collectively. Then sprinkle envenly over each side of shrimp.
  • In a big skillet, over medium-high warmth add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add in shrimp and cook dinner for 1 minute on either side or till shrimp turns pink with a contact of golden brown. Don’t overcook the shrimp. Then take away cooked shrimp and put aside.
  • Decrease warmth to medium, add sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Add half and half to skillet and convey to a boil. Then add Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese, and stir till cheese has totally melted and been included. Cut back warmth to a simmer.
  • Add rooster broth, dried basil, crimson pepper flakes, paprika, and black pepper. Combine nicely and simmer for 5-6 minutes or till sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add cooked pasta to creamy alfredo sauce. Combine till pasta is totally coated. Then add shrimp in and gently combine till shrimp is coated in sauce.
  • Serve whereas sizzling and garnish with recent parsley and finely grated Parmesan cheese. Take pleasure in!
See also  Moussaka Recipe
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