Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

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Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

Prep 30 m

Cook 20 m

Ready In 50 m

6 Servings

707 Calories


"Yummy shrimp in an Alfredo sauce, with portobello mushrooms and red peppers."

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  1. 12 ounces penne pasta

  2. 1/4 cup butter

  3. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  4. 1 onion, diced

  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced

  6. 1 red bell pepper, diced

  7. 1/2 pound portobello mushrooms, diced

  8. 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  9. 1 (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce

  10. 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese

  11. 1/2 cup cream

  12. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste

  13. Salt and pepper to taste

  14. 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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