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Basil Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

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Basil highlights this delectable shrimp and pasta dish.
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces pasta, such as penne
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Basil Leaves
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese or crumbled goat cheese (chèvre)
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
15 mins

1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well.

2. Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet. Pour cream into skillet. Add basil; bring to boil, stirring gently. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Add shrimp, cheese and pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute or until heated through.

3. Place pasta in warmed serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture; toss lightly. Serve with additional cheese, if desired.

Test Kitchen Tip: Try this recipe with scallops as well.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 612 Calories
Fat: 31 Grams
Protein: 37 Grams
Cholesterol: 254 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 47 Grams
Sodium: 457 Milligrams
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