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Garlic-Shrimp Angel Hair Recipe

"This filling meal is sure to impress," says Robbie Heferkamp. The Englewood, Ohio cook prepares a creamy sauce for broccoli, pasta and seafood.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons prepared pesto sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • 1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt 4-1/2 teaspoons butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Stir in the cheese, pesto sauce, 1 tablespoon garlic, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Keep warm over low heat.
  • 3. In a large skillet, saute broccoli in remaining butter for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and remaining garlic; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Stir in the cream sauce. Drain pasta; add to shrimp mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 621 calories, 28 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 258 mg cholesterol, 823 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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