This was absolutely outstanding! I made exactly as directed. The only thing that i think would make it any better would be to include some frozen green peas and artichoke heart quarters. It was absolutely fabulous without these.. but i bet would really be awesome with!
Shrimp and Pasta With Creole Cream Sauce
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- 1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp*
- 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
- 12 ounces uncooked penne pasta
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 4 green onions, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/2 cup (2 ounces) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Toss shrimp with Creole seasoning; set aside.
- Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Keep warm.
- Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet. Add green onions and garlic to skillet; sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium; stir in cream and hot sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in shrimp and parsley. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Serve immediately.
- *1 1/2 pounds frozen shrimp, thawed, may be substituted.
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