follow along with our new
m4
New!  all recipe index
tomatowatermelon1
prosciuttotoasts1
summer appetizers
summer salad
IMG3
IMG6
linen tea towel
clear bottles
cookiesandcreampie1
Mr. Darcy's
Easy Cookie Pie
sodapopbrisket2
summer entree
summer dessert
IMG4
summer entertaining
gift wrapping
entertaining
summer sides
IMG7
packaging
bread board
candlecolorsphoto1
starsangria1
candle summer cocktail
hydrangea1
IMG5
baking
parchment paper

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Recipes | Shrimp & Mushroom Pasta in a Light Tomato Cream Sauce


This pasta is fast, cheap and tasty. It is a fantastic simple meal to fix for an impromptu dinner party.

Shrimp & Mushroom Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce

serves 4

1 1/2 pound of shrimp, peeled
10 mushrooms, sliced
4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 large can of whole tomatoes, drained and crushed by hand
1/4 cup of heavy cream
fresh parmesan
fresh basil (optional)
Sea salt
1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
1 pound of pasta

Add the pasta to boiling water just as you begin the following steps. This should time the pasta to be done just as the sauce is ready.

Start by sautéing the mushrooms in olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic, and cook for 30 seconds being careful not to burn it. Add in the crushed tomatoes. Reduce to simmer and cook for 3-5 minutes on low. Season with Salt and crushed red pepper flakes to taste.

Raise the heat to medium high and add the shrimp to the tomato mixture. Cook the shrimp for about 2 minutes, then stir in the heavy cream. Turn off the heat.

Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water, set aside. Drain the pasta and put the pasta (without rinsing) into the sauce. Toss. If the sauce needs thinning, add a small amount of the reserved pasta water. Top with fresh grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:54 PM

    We LOVE this recipe! Has become a staple weekend night special meal - Thank you! (Found on Pinterest!)

    ReplyDelete

m26
The Everyday Occasions Store:
m30
m31
m32fgd
m34
home entertaining and ifestyle expert
pinterest
twitter
instagram
my email newsletter
rss feed
facebook
IMG9
peachscones1
corn1
tagsandcards1
IMG11
IMG12
ClassicCollection1
m4 m28 m27 IMG8dfgd everyday IMG9
Subscribe