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Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two Recipe

Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two Recipe

“My friends and family request this all the time. It’s quick and smells so good.” Best of all, it's a breeze to downsize for two! Christy Martell - Round Hill, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute garlic in butter. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the shrimp, cheese, parsley and seafood seasoning; heat through.
  • 2. Drain pasta; place in a large bowl. Add shrimp mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 497 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 228 mg cholesterol, 1,256 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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