Shrimp with Roasted Red Pepper Cream

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 353
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 6.8 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 40.2 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 243 mg
Iron 5 mg
Sodium 530 mg
Calcium 123 mg


1 (7-ounce) package vermicelli
1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained
1 (8-ounce) package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 pounds cooked, peeled large shrimp
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Garnish: fresh basil sprig


Prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and oil. Keep pasta warm.

Process red peppers and next 4 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, scraping down sides. Pour mixture into a large skillet.

Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring often, until thoroughly heated. Add shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Serve over hot cooked pasta. Sprinkle with basil. Garnish, if desired

April 2003
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