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North Carolina Shrimp Saute

 North Carolina Shrimp Saute
Seafood is very popular in my state. I found this recipe in a magazine years ago and I've altered it several times. It is truly a family favorite.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 ounces linguine or spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Lemon slices


  • In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shrimp, mushrooms and
  • green pepper. Saute until shrimp turn pink, about 3-5 minutes. Add
  • garlic; saute 1 minute longer.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and
  • place on a large serving platter. Top with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle
  • with cheese, salt, pepper and parsley. Toss well; garnish with
  • lemon. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 472 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 214 mg cholesterol, 820 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.