Thursday, April 4, 2013

Shrimp And Broccoli Alfredo

I love it when someone else is doing all the cooking!  My husband and daughter love to cook together.  My daughter enjoys chopping up all the vegetables for whatever meal he is planning.  My job is usually clean up.  It's fun for them and I don't mind cleaning up afterward.

Together, they made this dish for dinner one night and we all loved it.  It's quickly become one of my favorite meals.

Simple and tasty!  I hope you enjoy it too.

8 ounces uncooked fettuccine pasta 
2 tablespoons butter 
1 pound uncooked shrimp - peeled and deveined 
2 cups blanched fresh broccoli florets 
4 cloves garlic, minced 
1 cup half-and-half 
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese(not the powdered stuff)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 
salt and pepper to taste 

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.  Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; then drain.  In a large skillet, saute shrimp, broccoli and garlic in butter until shrimp turn pink.  Pour in half and half and stir to combine ingredients.  Sprinkle Parmesan cheese in one tablespoon at a time, stirring constantly.  Once remaining Parmesan cheese is added, mix in parsley and salt. Stir frequently making sure it does not boil. Sauce may take a while to thicken.  Remove the sauce from the heat and allow it to finish thickening as it stands.  Once sauce has thickened, serve over cooked fettuccine.  Serve hot.

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  1. All my favorite ingredients :) love alfredo.......thanks for sharing a tasty recipe.

  2. oh my, 10:27 am and that made me really hungry. They did good:)

  3. This sounds like a good combo of some of my favorites. I try to offer to do dishes when people cook for me but I like it better when they do the whole shabang! That's what I do when I cook. I try to clean as I cook.

  4. This looks so good! I love a good alfredo!!

  5. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing. My husband also does most of our cooking and I do the cleaning - love it! :)

  6. This looks yummy! my son would love to make this dish.

  7. Yum! And, I am with you. I don't mind prepping and cleaning if someone else is cooking!!

  8. I cant believe I am seeing this, Its just what I am making for dinner tonight. YOU do make it look so tempting to lick my computer screen as I am so hungry right now for it. It will be our first dinner I have cooked in weeks as we have been so busy packing and stuff. Hubby is so happy he will be having a home cooked meal.

    Not only do you need your own TV craft show, now you need your own cooking show too.

    GOD bless and keep you all safe.

  9. This looks so incredibly delicious! When you open your restaurant, let me know. I'm there! Blessings! cynthia

  10. I will definitely be adding this to my dinner rotation. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Shoot! I have all the ingredients in the house except the half-and-half! Otherwise, I'd whip this up for dinner tonight! It looks really good!!! Half-and-half is on the grocery list. Hope to try this out next week!

  12. That is precious father and daughter time and you get a great meal too. What could be better! It looks delicious.

  13. What a special Dad who cooks with his daughter! And the recipe looks delicious! Definitely trying this - thanks for sharing, Brandi! xx

  14. hmmm hmmm it looks so delicious! I would love to get this same treatment, I wouldn't mind the cleaning part either!

  15. This looks absolutely delicious!!!

  16. I was hungry before I saw this and now i'm STARVING!! This looks amazing! Time to go home and eat!

  17. Yummy, Brandi!!!! Thanks for sharing this recipe. And, I love how the pasta is served on those chic square plates. Fabulous presentation :)

  18. Looks delicious - and even better because they cooked it for you! Bonus!

  19. Oh, this dish is right up my alley. Kudos for a cooking family and a wonderful meal. :-)

  20. This looks like something my whole family would like. And lucky you that your family takes over the cooking duties for you every now and then! I'm adding this to my ever-growing list of recipes to try. Thanks for sharing!


  21. Yum! I love that the broccoli cancels the unhealthy half and half! Definitely trying this, thanks!


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