Shrimp Alfredo Recipe
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Shrimp Alfredo Recipe

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Instead of buying a jar of Alfredo sauce, make it from scratch with this simple recipe. The garlic aroma will call your family to the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 794 calories, 52g fat (31g saturated fat), 337mg cholesterol, 616mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in cream. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Add the shrimp, cheese, garlic and pepper; cook and stir until heated through. Drain fettuccine; toss with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp Alfredo in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2004, p7

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 20, 2015

"Great recipe! I did add extra pepper, a 1/2 tsp of nutmeg and extra cheese. Will definitely make again!"

Reviewed Jan. 17, 2015

"A restaurant quality recipe."

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"Will make again."

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2013

"add a little freshly grated nutmeg to the sauce!!"

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"Very quick and easy to make, and delicious. My whole family loved it. I served it with steamed broccoli and asparagus to help soak up the sauce. Will make again."

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