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Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
Contributed by: Teresa Pritchett
1 lb. shrimp
1 stick plus 3 TBS butter
1 1/2 TBS minced garlic
Pasta of choice (such as fettuccini)
Dash of salt
1 to 2 TBS olive oil
1 cup heavy cream
2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Peel shrimp and remove vein and tail.
Heat a medium skillet on the stovetop on medium heat. Put in 3 TBS butter and garlic. Once pan is hot, add shrimp. Stir every two minutes and cook until shrimp is pink (about 5 minutes). Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
While shrimp is cooking, cook pasta according to package directions. Add a dash of salt and olive oil to the cooking water. When pasta is finished, strain from pot.
In a sauce pan, warm 1 stick butter and heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper. Add Parmesan cheese and stir until melted.
Put noodles on plate, pour sauce over and top with shrimp.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)