Healthy Shrimp and Pasta Alfredo

“Modified a combination of recipes to create this delicious meal! Can substitute skim milk to lower the fat even more.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Begin boiling the water for the pasta.
  2. Melt butter in a large (about 10") skillet until sizzling.
  3. Add pasta to the water.
  4. Add onion, shrimp, bell pepper, garlic, salt and pepper to the skillet.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp turn pink (about 6-7 minutes).
  6. While the shrimp and pasta are cooking, put all ingredients for the alfredo sauce (except pepper) in a blender and puree until smooth.
  7. Pour contents of blender in a small saucepan over medium heat until it just starts to boil.
  8. Lower the alfredo sauce to low and stir frequently, adding pepper if desired.
  9. Strain the pasta if fully cooked and return to the saucepan.
  10. Add the shrimp mixture to the pasta, then pour the alfredo sauce on top. Mix well.
  11. If extra flavor is desired, feel free to add any of the cajun spices listed above.

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