Shrimp Fettuccini Alfredo with Roasted Asparagus

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Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 1 cup )
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  • 1 ( 9oz ) package(s) Refrigerated fettuccini
  • 1 pound(s) Medium shrimp Peeled and deveined
  • 2 Green onions Chopped
  • 2 clove(s) Garlic Minced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup(s) Parmigiano-reggiano cheese Grated
  • 1/3 cup(s) half-and-half
  • 3 tablespoon(s) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Fresh parsley Chopped


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Combine shrimp, onions and garlic in a small bowl. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil; swirl to coat. Add shrimp mixture, and sauté for 4 minutes or until shrimp are done. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add reserved cooking liquid, Parmigiano-reggiano, half-and-half, cream cheese and pepper to pan. Cook 2 minutes or until cheeses melt. Combine pasta, cheese mixture and shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.

  3. For the Roasted Asparagus:

  4. Combine 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, and 1 pound trimmed asparagus on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 450 for 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Serve with lemon wedges.
February 2013

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