June 4, 2010

Shrimp Alfredo

Shrimp Alfredo

8 oz. whole wheat pasta
2 tbs butter
2 tbs flour
2 cups milk
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

1 tbs olive oil
1 tbs garlic, minced
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

Boil pasta according to package directions.  In a medium saucepan, melt butter.  Whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  SLOWLY add in milk, stirring until smooth.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes, or until thickened.  Remove from heat and stir in cheese, salt and pepper to taste.  

In a pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes.  Add shrimp and cook until pink.  Do not over cook.  Add shrimp to alfredo sauce and serve over pasta.

1 comment:

  1. Yummy! I love that you used whole wheat pasta. This looks great. Thanks for sharing!