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Angel Hair Pasta With Shrimp

 
Angel Hair Pasta With Shrimp
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A simple and succulent pasta dish that is the perfect meal to enjoy while watching the evening news.

Yield

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

25

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ cup milk
½ cup heavy whipping cream
heavy cream 35%
2 tablespoons basil pesto
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped
1 clove garlic
minced
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
grated
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons white pepper
1 dash worcestershire sauce
and red hot pepper sauce
*
3 pounds pasta, capellini
*
2 each sweet red bell peppers
cut in strips
4 pounds snow pea pods
trimmed
1 pound shrimp
jumbo

Directions

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter, stir in flour and cook for a few minutes until golden.

Add milk and cream, bring to a gentle simmer and continue to stir until thickened.

Add pesto, parsley, garlic, parmesan, salt, pepper, worcestershire and tabasco, and stir until blended.

Reduce heat and keep warm, stirring occasionally.

Cook pasta quickly in a large pot of boiling water (3 to 4 minutes, or until al dente). At the same time, poach the pepper, snowpeas and shrimp in another pot of boiling water ( 2 or 3 minutes, or until just heated through).

Drain the pasta, mix it with the sauce and portion it into heated individual serving bowls. Garnish each portion with shrimp and vegetables, and serve immediately.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 16 years

Found your site today and tried this recipe tonight. Worked great!! Need to be careful not to over thicken the sauce.
Tastes delicious! Quite garlicy.
It works.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 707g (24.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 51436% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 282mg 94%
Sodium 1557mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 13g 54%
Sugars g
Protein 81g
Vitamin A 157% Vitamin C 589%
Calcium 34% Iron 76%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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