Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

A jar of Alfredo sauce gets an added kick with the cayenne pepper, Romano cheese, and extra cream.....served with red bell peppers, shrimp and penne pasta, this is one rich dish!

Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 12

    ounces penne pasta

  • ¼

    cup butter

  • 2

    tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1

    onion, diced

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    red bell pepper, diced

  • ½

    pound portobello mushrooms, diced

  • 1

    pound medium shrimp

  • 1

    (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce

  • ½

    cup grated Romano cheese

  • ½

    cup cream

  • 1

    teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼

    cup chopped parsley

Directions

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. 2 Meanwhile, melt butter together with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, red pepper, and mushrooms; cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more. 3. Stir in shrimp, and cook until firm and pink, then pour in Alfredo sauce, Romano cheese, and cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir drained pasta into the sauce, and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.


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