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.