Shrimp Linguine Alfredo

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan.
  3. Saute onion and garlic over medium heat until tender.
  4. Add shrimp; saute over high heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Stir in half-and-half.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
  7. Place pasta in a serving dish, and cover with shrimp sauce.
  8. Sprinkle with black pepper and parmesan cheese.
  9. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices.

Reviews

(5)
Most Helpful

Thank you so much. This is the first time I have attempted to make shrimp alfredo sauce. The taste was exactly what I was aiming for. I doubled the recipe and used margarine,and I had to mix cream and milk to get half and half. Also, I realized the sauce was not going to thicken so I added a slurry of corn starch and cold water. It thickened almost immediately but I let it simmer for a few more minutes. I know it sounds I tweaked a bit too much, but I will make as you directed next time when I have all called for ingredients. This sauce was so flavorful that I didn't even have to use the parmesan cheese. A real keeper! Thank you again

bama jr. September 09, 2008

Automatic 5 star. My DD LOVED this. She ate all of the leftovers by herself and she is only 3. Very simple to prepare. I made as stated except I added 1 T of flour to help the sauce thicken up. Will make this one again.

MsSally December 10, 2007

This is a yummy, garlicky shrimp and pasta dish. The only change I made was that I added the parmesan cheese to the sauce, because the sauce does not get thick at all without it. Basically the only reason that it did not get a "5" is that the sauce needed to be a lot thicker, and there needed to be more of it. I ended up almost doubling the sauce (with the cheese mixed in). A+ for flavor, though. Thanx for posting this. With my own variations that I mentioned, I will make this again!

*Parsley* November 28, 2005

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