Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

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Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Prep 15 m

Cook 15 m

Ready In 30 m

4 Servings

601 Calories

Description

"This recipe is a 'gift from the gods.' You can easily substitute the shrimp and mushrooms for something else."

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Ingredients

  1. 1 (8 ounce) package linguini pasta

  2. 2 tablespoons butter

  3. 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  4. 1/2 cup butter

  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced

  6. 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  7. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  8. 3/4 teaspoon dried basil

  9. 2/3 cup boiling water

  10. 1/2 pound cooked shrimp

Direction

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Transfer to a plate.

  3. In the same pan, melt 1/2 cup butter with the minced garlic. Stir in the cream cheese, breaking it up with a spoon as it melts. Stir in the parsley and basil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in boiling water until sauce is smooth. Stir in cooked shrimp and mushrooms; heat sauce through.

  4. Toss linguini with shrimp sauce and serve.

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