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Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce Recipe

Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce Recipe

“My friends and family request this all the time. It’s quick and smells so good.” Christy Martell - Round Hill, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute garlic in butter. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 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: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 488 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 226 mg cholesterol, 1,205 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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