Shrimp and Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

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Lauren Conforti

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@Hutt5asl

My husband John created this recipe and my daughter Taylor made it for dinner. It is Amazing! So much flavor and color in this dish. You're gonna love it!

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I love when dinner is a family affair. This recipe is delicious... So creamy and bursting with flavor. And, it's relatively quick and easy to prepare. A bonus in my kitchen! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    penne pasta
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, diced
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1
    red bell pepper, roasted & diced
  • 1/2 lb
    portobello mushrooms, diced
  • 1 lb
    med shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 2 c
    alfredo sauce (below)
  • 1/2 c
    grated romano cheese
  • 1/2 c
    light cream (or evaporated milk)
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper, more or less to taste
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • ALFREDO SAUCE

  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    light cream (or evaporated milk)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/2 c
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper

How to Make Shrimp and Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

Step-by-Step

  1. Alfredo Sauce: Whisk all ingredients in order SLOWLY in small saucepan over med heat. Whisk until smooth. Yield about 2 cups.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Meanwhile, melt butter together with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, red pepper, and mushroom; cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more.
  4. Stir in the shrimp, and cook until firm and pink, then pour in Alfredo sauce, Romano cheese, and light cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste.
  5. Stir drained pasta into the sauce, and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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About Shrimp and Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

Course/Dish: Other Sauces Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian



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