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Creamy Seafood Linguine Recipe

Carole Floyd from Exmore, Virginia can just about guarantee rave reviews for this creamy seafood dish! “To dress up the meal, I like to serve it with steamed fresh asparagus or a tossed salad and French bread,” she adds. TASTY TIP Carole’s seafood dish also works well with cubes of flounder, salmon or some other tasty fish, she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 pound bay scallops
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine cornstarch and milk until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in the shrimp, scallops and wine or broth. Cook, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 3. Stir milk mixture and add to skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, parsley, basil, salt and pepper. Drain linguine; top with seafood mixture. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 394 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 113mg cholesterol, 749mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 34g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2-1/2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1 fat

Reviews for Creamy Seafood Linguine

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zookeeperk
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2015

"Made the recipe exactly as written and it quickly vanished. Thank you Carole Floyd for sharing this recipe!! My family enjoyed it!!"

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nancymcf
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2013

"I also added imitatin crab and minced clams to my recipe instead of scallops, only because my husband doesn't care for them It was a hit!!! Also added a dash of cayenne pepper for a little heat. Wonderful!"

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dennisb
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2012

"I added 2 cans of chopped clams and imitation crab and imitation lobster and had only angel hair pasta. For a novice cook, i found that it was easy to follow and easy to make."

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leanda
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

"I used to make this recipe but lost the recipe. I am so glad to find it here. It is so delicious. I have served it for a dinner party and everyone wanted to know the recipe."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.