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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 400.3
  • Total Fat: 25.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 147.1 mg
  • Sodium: 192.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 17.2 g

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Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

Submitted by: MRSANDERSON1211

Introduction

Shrimp and sliced mushrooms tossed in a cream cheese based sauce and served over a bed of pasta.
http://chaosinthekitchen.com/200
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oom-pasta/
Shrimp and sliced mushrooms tossed in a cream cheese based sauce and served over a bed of pasta.
http://chaosinthekitchen.com/200
8/10/fast-food-creamy-shrimp-and-mushr
oom-pasta/

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    8 oz fettuccine or linguine
    15 tbsp butter, divided (I know, but Iíve tried it with less and itís just not the same)
    16 oz fresh, sliced mushrooms
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    8 oz cream cheese, cut into small pieces
    2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
    1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped (you can use dried herbs if thatís all you have)
    2/3 cup boiling water
    1 lb cooked shrimp
    1 package of fresh baby spinach

Directions

Boil and salt a large pot of water and cook your pasta. I usually only use about half of an 8 oz box, preferring fewer noodles.
While your pasta is cooking, cook your shrimp if necessary and reserve. If your shrimp are pre-cooked and frozen, quickly thaw them under running water.
In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat and sautť mushrooms, garlic and seasonings until soft and brown. Add spinach and sautť until wilted. Add cream cheese. At this point, I generally feel like something has gone terribly wrong. The cream cheese doesnít really melt and starts to look almost curdled, donít worry about it! It will all smooth out and be wonderful when we add the water. I promise.
Simmer cream cheese mixture until well blended. Get a scoop of boiling pasta water from your noodle pot and mix it in, stirring quickly to smooth out the sauce.
Keep sauce hot and add shrimp, mix well and simmer (stirring often) until everything is hot and thickened, about 10 minutes-you wont ruin this sauce by accidentally boiling it so donít worry.
Toss sauce with cooked noodles and serve.

About a cup.





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