Healthy Shrimp and Pasta Alfredo

Recipe by xpbowling
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Begin boiling the water for the pasta.
  • Melt butter in a large (about 10") skillet until sizzling.
  • Add pasta to the water.
  • Add onion, shrimp, bell pepper, garlic, salt and pepper to the skillet.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp turn pink (about 6-7 minutes).
  • While the shrimp and pasta are cooking, put all ingredients for the alfredo sauce (except pepper) in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Pour contents of blender in a small saucepan over medium heat until it just starts to boil.
  • Lower the alfredo sauce to low and stir frequently, adding pepper if desired.
  • Strain the pasta if fully cooked and return to the saucepan.
  • Add the shrimp mixture to the pasta, then pour the alfredo sauce on top. Mix well.
  • If extra flavor is desired, feel free to add any of the cajun spices listed above.
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