Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

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Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1 stick or 8 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 1/2  cups fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 pound on uncooked medium-sized shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped scallions or Italian parsley
  • 1 box (16 ounces) hot cooked fettuccini

Instructions
 

  • In a sauce pan, heat the cream.
  • Don’t boil it! 
  • Add the butter. 
  • When the butter is melted, whisk in cheese and pepper until smooth.
  • Stir in shrimp and continue to cook on low for a minute or two until the shrimp turns pink.
  • Serve over hot pasta with scallions or parsley on top.

Notes

Like garlic?Add a 1 to 2 minced cloves while you are heating the cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 335mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1105IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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8 Comments

  1. Charlotte says:

    Only 1/4 lb of shrimp? Seems like it should be at least 1 lb. Otherwise, this is a keeper

    1. Hi Charlotte. Glad you like this recipe! It’s one of our favorites! Yes, add more shrimp! Up to a pound would be great! Thanks! -Amy

  2. love this and it’s so easy and fast. The only thing is I wish it were thicker, any suggestions on how to make that happen?? I have tried adding more parmesan cheese but no luck.

    1. We all loved this at our house. The kids said it was better then Olive Garden! The sauce was a little thin so I took some corn starch in a separate little bowl. Then I added some of the sauce to it creating a paste/ rue. Then I slowly added a little at a time to the big pot of Alfredo till it was the thickness I wanted. We didn’t add shrimp as my daughter is allergic to seafood.
      Thank You Amy!! Looking forward to trying more of your recipes!! 🙂

  3. This Rocks!!! add garlic and green onions too butter before you add cream