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PHPRecipeBook 4.09

Recipe Name: Firecracker Shrimp Alfredo Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Italian Last Modified: 12/12/2011
Base: Pasta Comments:
Course: Entree  
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 10-30 Minutes
Number of Servings: 6

1 Package(s) penne pasta
1/4 Cup(s) Brummel & Brown spread
2 Tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
1 diced white onion
2 Clove(s) minced garlic
15 Ounce(s) Alfredo sauce
1/2 Cup(s) grated Romano cheese
1/2 Cup(s) heavy cream
2 Tablespoon(s) ground cayenne pepper
1 Teaspoon(s) salt
1 Tablespoon(s) gorund black pepper
1/4 Cup(s) parsley flakes
1 Pound(s) peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp

Optional Ingredients:
1 diced red bell pepper Add to shopping list
1/2 Pound(s) diced portobello mushroom Add to shopping list

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

Meanwhile, melt butter together with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, along with red pepper and mushroom (both optional); cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more.

Stir in the shrimp, and heat thoroughly (about 3-4 minutes), then pour in Alfredo sauce, Romano cheese, and cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Season with parsley flakes, cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir drained pasta into the sauce and serve immediately.

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