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Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two

“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.
  • Makes
    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

  • 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.
  • Drain pasta; place in a large bowl. Add shrimp mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 497 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 228mg cholesterol, 1256mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.

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  • bag021463
    Aug 26, 2015

    I have fixed this recipe a few times and my husband and I love it, the nice thing about it is there aren't alot of leftovers.

  • MystiLatte
    Jan 16, 2014

    What an easy meal! The flavor was amazing. For me, precooked shrimp is preferred as I was not a fan of having to clean them. The sauce is very creamy and the seafood seasoning added another dimension.