Diva Tasting: Peppered Shrimp…

Peppered Shrimp in Cream Sauce

1 Box Penne Pasta

½ Stick of Cup Butter

4 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1 Onion, Diced

3 Cloves Garlic, Minced

1 Small Package Baby Portobello Mushrooms, Sliced

2 Pounds Medium Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined

1 (15 Ounce) Jar Alfredo Sauce

½ Cup Grated Romano Cheese

½ Cup Mozzarella

1 Cup Cream

1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper, Or More To Taste

Sea Salt And Pepper To Taste

¼ Cup Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley


Step 1 Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

Step 2 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, and mushrooms; cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more.

Step 3 Stir in the shrimp, and cook until firm and pink, then pour in Alfredo Sauce, cheeses, and cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir drained pasta into the sauce, and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley. Serve with Garlic Toast and Salad. Serves 8

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