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Shrimp Fettuccini Alfredo

Creamy Fettuccine with Shrimp
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  • CourseMain Dish
  • 10 ounces fettuccine
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined with the tails removed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook according to package instructions.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, add 1 Tbsp butter to a saucepan over medium heat and saute shrimp until pink. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes more. Move shrimp to a bowl and drain pasta.
  4. Melt 2 Tbsp butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and whisk for 1 minute.
  5. Whisk in milk until mixed well, about 1-2 minutes. Add minced garlic, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  6. Stir until melted. Add the pasta and shrimp and toss well. Top with fresh basil.
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