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Creamy Shrimp ‘n’ Spaghetti

“As a single parent, cooking quick and easy meals is something I’ve done for a long time. This recipe has remained a favorite—it’s fast to fix and everyone loves it," writes David Burgess from Olympia, Washington.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings


  • 1 package (7 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup julienned green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 envelope (1.6 ounces) garlic-herb pasta sauce mix
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 pound cooked small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms and green pepper in 1 tablespoon butter for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • In a small bowl, whisk pasta sauce mix, flour, milk and water until blended. Stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the shrimp, white pepper and remaining butter; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through.
  • Drain spaghetti; toss with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
2 cups: 702 calories, 24g fat (14g saturated fat), 285mg cholesterol, 1421mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 48g protein.

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