Spinach Penne, Peas and Shrimp in a Cream Sauce

“Oh wow; this is a quick, easy meal that is sure to impress anyone. Tastes straight from the restaurant. I found it in one of my old cookbooks. The combination of proscuitto, cream, peas, shrimp and gorgonzola cheese is simply out of this world. You may substitute any pasta that you like for this recipe, though. Perfect with candles and wine for a romantic dinner. Simply delicious!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water and add shrimp until they turn pink, immediately remove and set aside.
  2. Next, cook penne or your pasta until al dente and set aside.
  3. Chop gorgonzola cheese into small pieces and slice proscuitto into thin small strips.
  4. Using a large pot, cut gorgonzola cheese in little pieces and place in pot with cream.
  5. With stove on medium, stir mixture until cheese has completely melted.
  6. Add peas and proscuitto while mixing, taking care not to let sauce burn.
  7. You must make sure the cheese has completely melted.
  8. Gorgonzola can be very strong, but is very easy to melt this way.
  9. Add the shrip and salt/pepper to taste.
  10. Sprinkle parmesan cheese over the individual servings.
  11. This makes an elegant and delicious dinner, quickly and very easily.
  12. Enjoy!

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