Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    (8 ounce) package linguini pasta

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • ½

    pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • ½

    cup butter

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • ¾

    teaspoon dried basil

  • cup boiling water

  • ½

    pound cooked shrimp

Directions

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain. 2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Transfer to a plate. 3. In the same pan, melt 1/2 cup butter with the minced garlic. Stir in the cream cheese, breaking it up with a spoon as it melts. Stir in the parsley and basil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in boiling water until sauce is smooth. Stir in cooked shrimp and mushrooms, and heat through. 4. Toss linguini with shrimp sauce, and serve.


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