Monday, February 05, 2007

{ Bows & Shrimp Alfredo }

This afternoon when I was driving to pick up the kids from school I was wondering what to make for dinner... so I came up with this recipe.

Ingredients:

Pasta:
-1 box Whole Wheat Bow tie pasta cooked in boiling, salted water until tender.

Sauce:
-1/4 cup butter
-1 tsp olive oil
-2 cloves garlic
-1/4 flour
-3 cups milk
-1 tsp dried oregano
-fresh ground pepper
-seasoning salt to taste
-1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
-cooked shrimp (I used a shrimp ring from M & M Meat Shops)
-green onions to garnish

To make the sauce melt the butter with olive oil (butter burns easily and olive oil prevents butter from burning), add minced garlic. Cook for a few minutes at medium-low heat. Whisk in flour. Cook for a few minutes while stirring. Add milk gradually, whisking constantly.

Meanwhile heat your shrimp on a frying pan with just a bit of olive oil. Add to thickened sauce along with parmesan cheese and seasonings. Serve over whole wheat bow tie pasta and garnish with green onions.

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11 comments:

  1. it looks like it would be pretty tasty-until you threw all that shrimp in lol!!

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  2. That looks so good!!! I had cereal for dinner tonight. I would have loved to come for dinner! :) Lisa Keeffe

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  3. looks delicious!! thanks for the recipe...my family will love it!!

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  4. Hmm...Yum Yum! This looks wonderful! You are creative in every realm of life.
    Shelley

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  5. Oh, this looks yummy. I love cream sauces, unfortunately they love my hips and butt far too much! Gotta stay away from them. lol We also don't use shrimp here in the house, Jim's deathly allergic! :(

    Keep the recipes coming, though...I love to see what new recipes you come up with! :)

    Hugs,
    Julie

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  6. Oh Yummmm!!!!! I am going to make this for dinner tonight!! That looks delicous!! You are so good at everything!!

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  7. Do you rent yourself out???!! Wish I could whip up something as yummy looking as this ;0)

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  8. Ohhhh, yummo...I know what I am makin when my hubby is away :D (he doesn't eat sea food).

    Thanks Cindy!

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  9. Yummy~!!

    I will have to put you on my blog roll - not only inspiration for cards, but food too. :)

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  10. cindylou! OMG that looks amazing!!! It makes me hungry! I am thinking you could probably ship me some of that fedex LOL :) I may have to give that a try!

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  11. I tried this recipe tonight (without the shrimp, I was looking for something to have with chicken) - and it was great ! Thanks Cindy, keep 'em coming.

    Joy

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