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Creamy Tomato Shrimp with Penne Recipe

Creamy Tomato Shrimp with Penne Recipe

This creamy pasta dish looks and tastes like it’s meant for festive occasions but only takes 20 minutes to make. As Cassie says, “People love this entree's flavor and think it’s complicated, but jarred sauces make it so fast.” Cassie Conrad - Prescott Valley, AZ
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 carton (10 ounces) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the shrimp, garlic and pepper flakes in oil until shrimp turn pink. Stir in the spaghetti sauce, Alfredo sauce, butter, salt and pepper; heat through.
  • 2. Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup shrimp mixture with 3/4 cup pasta equals 608 calories, 38 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 214 mg cholesterol, 1,535 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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