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"was a big hit with everyone. We used fresh shrimp that we sauted in butter, pepper, and lemon juice, then added it to the sauce once done. We also used a touch more cream. Next time, I would make the sauce a little thicker and use angel hair pasta instead.
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Put the rigatoni on to boil. Ours was dry and took 12 minutes to al dente. We used frozen shrimp that was cooked and peeled with the tails removed. Defrost shrimp in colander with hot water from faucet and leave in colander.
Sauce: Saut the onions and garlic for about 6 minutes in the olive oil in a large coated frying pan over medium heat. At this point add the cream, basil, oregano, salt and pepper and butter. Cook until the pasta is done and lower heat by half.
Pour the pasta with the hot water into the colander on top of the shrimp in order to heat the shrimp. Drain. Transfer the shrimp and pasta mixture into the pan of sauce and mix. When heated through, start mixing in the freshly grated parmesan cheese, until melted. Transfer to serving dish and add the parsley on top for color. Viola! Add more parmesan and enjoy.
The exact amount of each ingredient is approximate, so use your own judgment. You may also add the salt and pepper (or exclude entirely) after the dish is prepared.
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gwendolyn_mcduffie 3 weeks agoLove love LOVE this recipe!! Adding a couple extra tablespoons of cream just makes it even better! Served with a side of roasted Brussel sprouts, and this is now one of my favorite recipes!!
Bdewalt 6 months agoQuick, delicious, and super easy.
rjnetto 8 months agoCame out a lot better than what I've eaten at most restaurants.
JJKile 9 months agoExcellent flavor. Will double the sauce next time and keep the shrimp the same.
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Ed Davis 9 months agoVery good, but I will add more shrimp next time.
Contraria 9 months agoOnly made the sauce with some large shell pasta—was simple and delicious. Added some extra cheese at the end (handful of Italian blend shredded) and it melted in and mixed well. First try at a cream/cheese sauce and was very impressed!
arosboro 1 year agoQuick, easy, and all the ingredients were in my kitchen
aurora_odet 1 year agoAmazing!!!! A favorite in our house!
edcolonna 1 year agoPicture had mixed vegetables in it but recipe did not. I was expecting a cream sauce. It was more of an oil coating.
wkimbra 2 years agoLove this dish! Prefer to cook my own shrimp though.
German-Italian 2 years agoLove it, I doubled it and added 2 tbs of tomato sauce and half a cup of white wine. Yum yum
ASeabrooks 2 years agoUsed sauce with elbow noodles...and garnished baked chicken with small amount of sauce. very tasty. lots of different flavors. the salt really does add something to it. I tried to not add any but it would have been way to bland.
elveness 2 years agoFamily, even husband who hates creamy sauces, liked it because of the strong garlic flavor. Doubled it, but think I'll use 1/2 of the shrimp next time as a lb. was too much. Will switch proportions of oregano with basil since this was too sweet tasting.
vanessas1 2 years agoThis was excellent. Super simple to make and my family wanted seconds AND thirds! I did add some scallops though because this incorrect picture gave me the idea and it was great!
bootznbuklz 2 years agoThis one is awesome!!!!!
Ittmax 2 years agoCant beat butter and cream! Love this recipe !
InsightMe 2 years agoMade with whole wheat pasta and served over cooked greens. Yummy!
Mzorella 2 years agoFatty fat in a fat sauce! So good I made it three times!
Abacus01 3 years agoDelicious receipe but i prepared it a little differently. First, i used light cream instead. After cooking the garlic