• 119_recipe

    Ingredients:

    8 ounces pasta, cooked and drained (I like the tri-colored spirals)

    1/4 cup butter

    1 1/2 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined

    1 tablespoon minced garlic

    2 cups half-and-half

    1/4 cup fresh basil, minced or 1 teaspoon dried basil

    1/4 cup parmesan cheese

    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

    1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional

    Directions:

    Have pasta ready.

    In lg skillet, heat butter; add shrimp and garlic.

    Saute 4 minutes, remove shrimp from skillet.

    Add half and half.

    Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

    Add shrimp, basil, cheese, pepper and pepper flakes.

    Pour sauce into a bowl; add pasta and toss well.