Creamy Crawfish Pasta Recipe

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Creamy Crawfish Pasta

Rene Palmer

By
@slinky789

A friend from college gave me this recipe. It's perfect for me because, living in Louisiana, we always have a pound or so of crawfish left over after a crawfish boil. However, any seafood could be substituted for the crawfish if they are hard to find in your area.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1
onion, chopped
1/2 c
flour
1-1/3 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1 lb
crawfish tails
1/3 qt
half and half
1/3 lb
velvetta, cubed
2/3 Tbsp
jalapeno pepper, chopped
1
clove garlic, crushed
salt & pepper, to taste
1/3 lb
fettucine
parmesan cheese, for taste
scallions, for taste
sliced mushrooms

Step-By-Step

1Melt butter in heavy saucepan. Add onions. Cook 10 minutes until clear.
2Add flour, blend in well. Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3Add crawfish and parsley. Cover and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4Add cream, cheese, jalapeno, garlic and mushrooms. Mix well. Salt & pepper to taste. Cook covered on low heat for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
5Cook noodles to al dente. Drain and add to sauce. Mix thoroughly.
6Pour into buttered casserole dish. Sprinkle with parmessan cheese. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy