Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Mushrooms And Peas

Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Mushrooms And Peas
Recipe by Dragon

Cheesy cream sauce, shrimp, mushrooms and peas. What else could pasta want? Absolutely nothing. :) Enjoy!

Serves: 2 mains or 4 sides

2 1/2 cups penne pasta
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk, hot
1 1/2 cup white cheddar, shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
25 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
Salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese to garnish

1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, add penne and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain pasta and reserve.

2. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add flour to the melted butter and cook for about 2 minutes. While whisking, add hot milk to the sauce pan and stir until the sauce thickens. Add the cheddar and stir until the cheese is melted into the sauce. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. In another large skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the garlic and shrimp and cook until the shrimp is pink. Remove the shrimp to a plate and keep warm. Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook until browned. Add the shrimp, sauce and peas to the mushrooms. Stir to combine.

4. Add cooked pasta and stir to combine. Garnish with parmesan cheese.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A delicious pasta dish! Nice combo!



Finla said...

I want to have it, looks creamy delicious.

Donna-FFW said...

It is lacking nothing, nothing else , it is perfect. So delicious. Im printing it out for my sister. She loves all your shrimp dishes!!

pigpigscorner said...

Looks so creamy and delicious! I've been craving for creamy pasta lately...this looks perfect!

Priya Suresh said...

Woww so creamy n delicious!!

Debbie said...

This is soooo perfect for me! It sounds incredible...

Spryte said...

That looks SO good!! I wish my husband liked shrimp more.

Lo said...

You had me at "creamy"... and "shrimp"! Love the white cheddar in this dish; lots of flavor!

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen said...

This looks wonderful but I adore shrimp. I like the combo of mushrooms and peas. I've got to try this one.

Marigene said...

Oh My Goodness! That looks delicious and can't wait to try it.

Laurel said...

An excellent seafood dish! It reminds me a bit of tuna fish casserole, but with shrimp and a few other enticing flavors. Will definitely be adding to my recipe list...

Justine said...


canoodler said...

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Anonymous said...

Amazing photo! This recipe would be great with several different varieties of fresh mushrooms. I think I will try it with a mixture of oysters and shiitakes. I find that oysters have a nice velvety texture that compliments creamy sauces very well, and the shiitake will boost up the mushroom flavour. Thanks for the inspiration!
- Brittany

Amanda said...

Oh, my, that looks delicious!

test it comm said...

That shrimp pasta looks tasty!

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Unknown said...

Well, I know what I'm having for dinner.

JodieMo said...

Mmmmmmmm....looks good.
This is low fat, right?

Dragon said...

JodieMo: Heathly, delicious but not exactly low fat. :)

carisnell said...

Yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy!

Unknown said...

trying this one tonight. only substituting spaghetti squash for the pasta

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