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Company Seafood Pasta Recipe

Company Seafood Pasta Recipe

This was my first original recipe. It blends seafood, angel hair pasta, which I love, and an awesome, cheesy white sauce.—Robert Ulis, Alexandria, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel hair pasta
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (8 ounces) imitation flaked crabmeat
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen bay scallops, thawed and drained
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, whisk flour and sour cream until smooth. Add cheese and butter; cook and stir over low heat until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in crab and pepper. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 2. Place the scallops in a large saucepan with 1/2 in. of water. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or just until opaque.
  • 3. Drain scallops; add to crab mixture. Add shrimp; cook and stir over low heat until shrimp turn pink. Drain pasta; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 657 calories, 28 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 194 mg cholesterol, 622 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 44 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.