Creamy shrimp pasta

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes
Creamy shrimp pasta

Jim Norton


Ingredients

  • 1/2 500-g pkg fettuccine pasta
  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 3 leeks , white part only, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 340-g pkg fresh or frozen raw medium shrimp , peeled

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium. Add leeks and garlic. Cook until leeks are tender, about 5 min. Stir in flour and cook for 1 min. While stirring, gradually add wine, then milk, salt and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens, about 3 to 5 min. Stir in shrimp and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 4 min. Drain pasta and add to sauce, stirring until mixed. Serve immediately.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 541,
  • Protein
  • 31 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64 g,
  • Fat
  • 17 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 576 mg.

Reader Tested!

“Loved the taste and the presentation. It was very easy and I already had some of the ingredients in the pantry. I’d make it again for company and regular family meals.”
DIANNE WARD, WOODSTOCK, ONT.