Monday, February 25, 2019

SHRIMP PASTA WITH CREAMY MOZZARELLA SAUCE



SHRIMP PASTA WITH CREAMY MOZZARELLA SAUCE

 

 

 

 

Delicious shrimp pasta with mozzarella cheese alfredo sauce made from scratch with sun-dried tomatoes, basil, red pepper flakes, paprika, and cream.  You'll have a perfectly cooked shrimp: soft and tender and never dry or rubbery!  

 

Ingredients

Pasta:
·      8 oz penne pasta (for gluten free version, use gluten free brown rice pasta)
Shrimp:
·      2 tablespoons olive oil (drained from sun-dried tomatoes jar or just use regular olive oil)
·      1 pound shrimp (without shells, and deveined)
·      3 garlic cloves minced
·      1/4 teaspoon salt
Creamy Sauce:
·      4 oz sun-dried tomatoes (without oil)
·      4 garlic cloves , minced
·      1 cup half and half
·      1 cup mozzarella cheese , shredded (never frozen)
·      1 tablespoon dried basil (if using fresh basil you can add more)
·      1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes , crushed, add more to taste
·      1/8 teaspoon paprika
·      1/2 cup reserved cooked pasta water (or more)
·      1/4 teaspoon salt

 

 

Instructions

How to cook pasta
1.   Cook pasta according to package instructions. Reserve some cooked pasta water. Drain the pasta.
How to cook shrimp
1.   Note: if using sun-dried tomatoes in oil (in a jar), make sure to drain sun-dried tomatoes from oil, before using them. Reserve 2 tablespoons of this drained oil for sauteing the shrimp as described below:
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