More Great Recipes: Dinner

Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Shrimp

User Avatar
Member since 2009

Serves 4 | Prep Time 30 min | Cook Time


3 Tbls. butter OR margarine - divided
1 1/2 Tbls. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk - low-fat okay
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 Tbls. basil pesto
1 1/2 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley
6 cloves garlic - minced, divided
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese - low-fat okay
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. white pepper
1 splash Worcestershire sauce
hot sauce - to taste
1 lb. raw jumbo shrimp - peeled, deveined
1 tsp. salt
2 cups fresh OR frozen broccoli florets - cooked until tender
2 cups cooked angel hair pasta

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 1/2 Tbls. butter; stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.

-Slowly whisk milk and cream into pan; simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 10 minutes.

-Stir pesto, parsley, 3 cloves minced garlic, Parmesan, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce into saucepan; reduce heat to low and keep warm.

-In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt remaining 1 1/2 Tbls. butter; add shrimp and remaining 3 cloves minced garlic; sprinkle evenly with salt, and sauté for 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; do not overcook.

-Toss shrimp, broccoli, and pasta together and pour sauce over top.

Pairs Well With


Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter
Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter