Simple, fast linguine pasta with juicy shrimp in an extremely creamy Alfredo sauce, as well as bacon and broccoli! Noodle recipes are always on my weekly menu, especially if they are quick and easy to prepare and taste as good as these Prawn Alfredo linguine! An Alfredo sauce is divinely delicious, and it’s as easy to prepare as melting butter in a pan, cooking garlic, adding cream, and lots of Parmesan! You can add Alfredo sauce to cooked pasta, and it’s a wonderful dish, a bit like that, otherwise, you can add extras like meat and vegetables! I’d rather put shrimp in my Alfredo noodles, and you can’t do anything wrong if you add bacon and broccoli to the mix!
Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Linguine
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4
- 8 ounces linguine or your favorite pasta (gluten-free for gluten-free)
- 2 cups broccoli, cut into florets (optional)
- 4 strips bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces (optional)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1/4 cup dry white wine (or chicken broth)
- 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
- 1 cup Parmigiano Reggiano (parmesan), grated
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
- Start cooking the pasta as directed and steam the broccoli.
- Cook the bacon in a large pan and set aside on paper towels to drain, before draining off some or all of the bacon grease from the pan.
- Melt the butter in the pan over medium-high heat, add the shrimp and cook, about 2-3 minutes per side, and set aside.
- Add the garlic to the pan and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
- Deglaze the pan with the wine, add the heavy cream, and parmesan and cook until the parmesan melts and the sauce thickens a bit, about 3-5 minutes, before seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
- Toss the pasta in with the alfredo sauce along with the shrimp, bacon, and broccoli and serve garnished with parsley.
Note: Steam the broccoli by placing it in a steamer above a saucepan with boiling water until the broccoli is tender.
Option: Make this as you like! I like to add bacon and a veggie like broccoli, asparagus, etc. but it’s great without either!
Nutrition Facts: Calories 471, Fat 37g (Saturated 22g, Trans 0.3g), Cholesterol 258mg, Sodium 1058mg, Carbs 46g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 3g), Protein 34g