Friday, April 19, 2013

Shrimp Alfredo 

Budget Recipe


1/2 lb.  linguine, uncooked

2 Tbsp.  Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

1/2 lb.  uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp

3 cloves  garlic, minced

6 oz.  (3/4 of 8-oz. pkg.)  Cream Cheese, cubed

3/4 cup  fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/4 cup  Grated Parmesan Cheese

1 Tbsp.  chopped fresh parsley


COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
MEANWHILE, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink, adding garlic for the last minute. Remove shrimp with slotted spoon, reserving liquid in skillet; set shrimp aside. Add cream cheese and broth to skillet; cook 3 to 5 min or until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Stir in shrimp and 3 Tbsp. Parmesan.
DRAIN pasta. Add to ingredients in skillet; toss to coat. Transfer to platter; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and parsley.

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