This easy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta from Rustic Joyful Food cookbook author Danielle Kartes is quick to make & so tasty.
Serve this with Danielle's easy 2-ingredient garlic knots on the side for a Mother's Day meal you can make in under 30 minutes.
Adapted from Rustic Joyful Food: Meant To Share by Danielle Kartes. Copyright © 2020 by Danielle Kartes. Used with permission by Sourcebooks. All rights reserved.
- 1 pound fettuccine, angel hair or penne pasta
- 1 ½ pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- ½ cup fine chopped chives, plus more for garnish
- 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 lemon, zested and juiced
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper
- 2 cups heavy cream
- ¾ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook penne according to package instructions to al dente.
In a large skillet, cook shrimp in olive oil and butter until they just begin to curl, then add chives, garlic, lemon zest and juice, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add pasta and cream. Cook until cream begins to thicken, 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir in cheese, then sprinkle with remaining chives and serve.