Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta Recipe

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Léonard Published: July 16, 2021
Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta Recipe

How To Make Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

Create a meal that’s restaurant-worthy in half an hour with this shrimp and mushroom pasta recipe. It has a creamy sauce with a dash of Dijon.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8ozpasta,uncooked
  • ¾lbmedium shrimp,thawed and peeled, remove tails if desired
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 8ozcremini mushrooms,sliced
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½tspdijon mustard
  • 2tspall purpose flour
  • 2tsplemon juice
  • 2dashesItalian seasoning
  • cupchicken broth,or chicken stock
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • salt & pepper,to taste
  • parmesan cheese,to taste

Instructions

  1. Boil a large, salted pot of water for the pasta. Cook pasta according to package instructions.

  2. Add the butter and oil to a skillet over medium-high heat. Once it’s hot, add the mushrooms and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until the mushrooms release their water and it’s cooked off. Take the mushrooms out of the pan and set them aside.

  3. Take the pan off the heat. Add the garlic, Dijon mustard, flour, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, and chicken broth to the pan.

  4. Return the pan to the heat. Stir until the mixture is nice and smooth, and let it bubble for a minute or so.

  5. Add in the cream and let it simmer for a couple of minutes.

  6. Add the shrimp and mushrooms to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through and the sauce is thickened to your liking. Taste and season with salt & pepper as needed.

  7. Drain the pasta and toss it with the sauce (add a little pasta water to thin the sauce if desired). Serve with grated parmesan if desired. 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 560.16kcal
  • Fat: 30.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.95g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.90g
  • Fiber: 2.29g
  • Sugar: 4.56g
  • Protein: 22.46g
  • Cholesterol: 196.91mg
  • Sodium: 678.22mg
  • Calcium: 114.16mg
  • Potassium: 557.53mg
  • Iron: 1.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 315.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.11mg
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