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Monday, June 30, 2008

garlic shrimp linguine

I love seafood, but don't cook with it often (SOMEone in the family isn't a big fan). But when David said he was kind of in the mood for shrimp, I was all over it. We made this together, tweaking a recipe we found on This is our version.


1 lb. uncooked linguine
3 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. olive oil
6 Tbsp. cooking white wine
1/3 c. heavy whipping cream
4 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese
6 cloves garlic, minced
3 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
salt & pepper to taste
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled & deveined

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium low heat; add wine, cheese, olive oil, garlic, parsley, and salt & pepper to taste. Simmer over low heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Increase heat to medium high and add shrimp to skillet; cook for a few minutes or until shrimp begins to turn pink (do not overcook). Add whipping cream. Serve portions of pasta topped with shrimp & sauce. Garnish with parmesan cheese (we prefer shredded over grated for garnishing) and fresh parsley, if desired.


Blogger Rach said...

Hi Becky

Thanks for the great recipe, my 8 year old son is cooking us garlic prawns tonight for dinner. He loves prawns.


June 30, 2008 at 8:00 PM  
Blogger momoftwo said...

This looks yummy!! Sadly, I can't eat garlic, but even if I omit it, I think it would still be awesome!!

July 1, 2008 at 5:04 PM  
Blogger slowcooker101 said...

This recipe sound really good, but I have an anti-seafood spouse as well. Maybe I'll bookmark this for when I'm home alone!
--Sean Eyring

If you're looking for some slowcooker recipes now that it's summer and you don't want to heat up your house with the oven, I can hook you up!

Tell David Hi!

July 2, 2008 at 10:19 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

That looks delicious! is one of my favorite places to find new recipes. I love the reviews!

July 4, 2008 at 6:10 AM  
Blogger Brandy said...

This recipe was SOOO yummy! We just had it tonight and the wine and parsley adds just that little extra pop of flavor! Thanks for sharing! It will definately be added as one of our family favorites!!

July 7, 2008 at 6:36 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Made this tonight and we all loved it. Thanks for sharing!

July 7, 2008 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger kat-in-texas said...

Becky, this pasta rocks! We made it two nights in a row this week! ha. We doubled the reciped because I like more sauce. Also, we grilled the shrimp first and that is sooooo good too! Thanks!

July 10, 2008 at 3:54 PM  
Blogger Jen T said...

Becky, We loved this. It was very light and tasty! Thanks for sharing!

Jen T

July 15, 2008 at 7:00 PM  
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