Creamy Shrimp and Pasta
We love it when we're able to duplicate restaurant-style recipes at home. This Creamy Shrimp and Pasta dish is five-star dining at its finest!
What You'll Need:
1 (7-ounce) package vermicelli
1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
1 (8-ounce) package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
cup chicken broth
3 cloves garlic chopped
teaspoon ground red pepper
2 pounds cooked, peeled large fresh shrimp
cup chopped fresh basil of 1 tablespoon dried basil
What To Do:
- Prepare pasta according to package directions. Keep pasta warm.
- While pasta cooks, process bell peppers and next 4 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, scraping down sides. Pour mixture into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring often, until heated.
- Add shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with basil.
To cook your own shrimp, you'll need to buy 4 pounds of unpeeled large fresh shrimp that haven't been cooked.
This recipe is from The Best of Mr. Food Cookbook Series Oxmoor House, Inc. If you would like more recipes like this, click here.
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