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shrimp-a-licious pasta in a creamy veggie sauce

Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I have several similar recips w/ chicken, pork and shrimp but wanted to amp it up and so I did. It was gone, ( between 2 people,) in 2 nights, lol. Believe me when I say this is SOOO good, you'll be lucky to get pics of any step, lol.

yield 4 -5
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For shrimp-a-licious pasta in a creamy veggie sauce

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    real butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh minced garlic
  • 1 bag
    8 oz bag frzn sliced bell peppers and onions
  • 1 box
    32 oz or more, rachel ray's lower sodium vegetable stock
  • 6 oz
    spinach fettuccini, uncooked
  • 6 pkg
    regular angel hair pasta, broken up into 1-/12" pieces
  • 6-8 oz
    frazn, thawed, washed, drained, squeezed dry spinach, . you can add or not put in as much as u like.
  • 1 bag
    8 oz bag frzn broccoli, do not thaw.
  • 1 bag
    16-18 count medium sized frzn shrimp, not thawed, but tails taken off.
  • 8 oz
    phlly cream cheese w/ chives, soft.
  • 1/3 c
    light cream
  • 1 pinch
    each pepper and kosher salt.
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh grated parmesan or u can use refrigerated, grated parm cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried chopped chives
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh chopped parsley. you can use dried, but fresh is better.

How To Make shrimp-a-licious pasta in a creamy veggie sauce

  • Starting w/ the basic veggie sauce. Looks yummy already!
    In a large pot, over medium heat, add oil and butter. Once butter is melted, add garlic. Stir 15 seconds. Add frozen bell peppers & onions. Cook, stirring until thawed, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Time to add the shrimp and parmesan cheese.
    Add in spinach. Cook, stirring until softened and wilted almost 100%. Add in c ream cheese, lower heat to medium-low and stir the cream cheese to merge with ingredients and is smooth. Add in vegetable stock and frozen broccoli. Add in both pastas, stir and then cover. Cook 5-8 minutes or until pastas are al dente. Add in shrimp, cook and stir until shrimp is pink. Add in light cream, salt & pepper.
  • All done and ready for the coming oooh's from the others! It's THAT good!
    Cook a few minutes more until smooth and ingredients are combined. Add in parmesan cheese, stir for a few minutes more. Add in chives. Stir. Top w/ Parsley and serve as is or w/ garlic bread and a simple salad.