Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Shrimp
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 30 min
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 1/2 Tbls. butter; stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  2. -Slowly whisk milk and cream into pan; simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  3. -Stir pesto, parsley, 3 cloves minced garlic, Parmesan, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce into saucepan; reduce heat to low and keep warm.
  4. -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.
  5. -Toss shrimp, broccoli, and pasta together and pour sauce over top.