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Pasta with Shrimp & Basil

Purchasing precooked shrimp, bagged spinach and shredded cheeses from your local grocery store is a huge time-saver when you need to make this delicious pasta medley in a hurry. —Nadine Mesch, Mount Healthy, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 pound peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in cream. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the shrimp, spinach, pine nuts, cheeses, basil, salt and pepper; cook for 1-2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Drain pasta; add to shrimp mixture and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 454 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 331mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • krtoo
    Jul 25, 2015

    Wow, good stuff.

  • veggiemama
    Jun 16, 2015

    Pretty good.

  • cbenne12
    Jun 17, 2014

    Wonderfully flavorful! The only difference we made was use mozzarella instead of swiss cheese.

  • Mayte Wynn
    Jan 16, 2013

    Sorry but used ore cooked shrimp is a crime. They taste much better when we cook and to Cook shrimp takes what? 5 minutes. Try ad let me know the difference

  • minkbikini
    Dec 10, 2011

    easy quick & tasty