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Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

After tasting fettuccine Alfredo at a restaurant, I came up with this shrimp Alfredo with broccoli version at home. Not only does my family love the creamy dish, but my husband prefers it to the one at the restaurant. —Rae Natoli, Kingston, New York

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp and garlic in butter until shrimp turn pink. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, combine the cream cheese, milk and Parmesan cheese; cook and stir until cheeses are melted and mixture is smooth.
  3. Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-2 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir the broccoli, shrimp, salt and pepper into cheese sauce; heat through. Drain fettuccine; top with shrimp mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 809 calories, 50g fat (30g saturated fat), 270mg cholesterol, 1030mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 38g protein.