Shrimp Pasta In Mushroom Sauce

Shrimp Pasta In Mushroom Sauce from Pinay In Texas Cooking Corner

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup, sliced button mushrooms (fresh or canned)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup 
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  •  2 Tbsp cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Tbsp parsley flakes and some more for garnish
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper 
  • Parmesan / Cheddar Cheese, for topping (optional)

Procedure:

1. Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. While your pasta is cooking, saute shrimps in olive oil over medium heat just until they turn light pink. Season with salt, pepper and paprika. Remove from pan using a slotted spoon and set aside. 

3. Saute garlic in the same pan until light brown. Add mushrooms and saute until soft and brown.  Season with salt and pepper. 

3. Add cream of mushroom, milk and cream cheese. Bring to a slight boil and simmer mixture until well blended and thickened. Add shrimp, parsley and basil. Season with salt and pepper to suit your taste. Mix well and simmer while stirring for 3 more minutes. Remove from heat.

4. Toss sauce with cooked pasta. Top with Parmesan and cheddar cheese (optional). Garnish with parsley flakes and serve.

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