If you haven’t tried Creamy Peppered Shrimp Alfredo? This is something special for the family. It’s penne pasta with creamy alfredo sauce, shrimp, pecorino romano cheese, some mushrooms and cayenne pepper.
Creamy Peppered Shrimp Alfredo is so good, specially with the pecorino romano cheese. The flavor is just awesome with the shrimp and the flavor of the cayenne pepper is a great added flavor. Light and creamy and best with a garlic bread slices. And dont forget your fresh chopped herbs..it will be just perfect.
Your dinner will be a night to remember.. Enjoy it with your family today and let me know if you have any questions about the recipe.
12 ounces penne pasta
1/4 cup butter
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 pound portobello mushrooms, diced
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
1/2 cup cream
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Meanwhile, melt butter together with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, red pepper, and mushroom; cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more.
Stir in the shrimp, and cook until firm and pink, then pour in Alfredo sauce, Romano cheese, and cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir drained pasta into the sauce, and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.