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Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

This recipe is elegant, yet doesn't require hours of working in the kitchen. Everyone agrees it's quite a treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh dill or 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 ounces thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta, cooked and drained

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, cook garlic in butter for 1 minute. Whisk in cream, parsley, dill, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for about 13 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp to pan. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Pour over pasta; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 830 calories, 65 g fat (40 g saturated fat), 372 mg cholesterol, 838 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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