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Old 01-20-2009, 07:02 AM   #11
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Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
  • 8 oz fettuccine, cooked and drained
  • 1 Tablespoon margarine
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lb medium shrimp (buy local shrimp) cleaned and deveined
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups light cream or half and half divided
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • dash salt
  • Cook fettucini al dente. Drain
  • While pasta is cooking, saute garlic in 1 Tablespoon margarine until browned. Add the shrimp and continue cooking 1-2 minutes until shrimp just pink. Set aside.
  • In the pot used to cook pasta add the 1/4 cup of margarine, light cream, parmesan cheese, pepper and nutmeg. Mix with a wire wisk until well blended and starts to thicken. Heat until just starts to bubble. Add pasta and shrimp. Mix well.
  • Sprinkle with green onions.


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Old 01-20-2009, 08:09 AM   #12
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I need to bookmark this thread - GREAT suggestions and babetoo, your meal sounds delish!

I really don't think you need a yellow veg, but a medley of red peppers and squash would work, as others have suggested.

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Old 01-20-2009, 01:26 PM   #13
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Oops, yes you're right garlic/scampi.
I didn't think of the peppers and squash. Good idea, even on the side.
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Old 01-20-2009, 02:06 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by babetoo View Post
would you believe the dressings comes in a pre pack of greens along with wonton crispy strips and dried cherries. it is so good and they loved it last time they were here in oct. the nearest i can buy in market is paul neuman, but not the same. i guess one could experiment and make their own. maybe i will give it a try another time.
LOL!. I will have to try to concoct a recipe using these flavors. I like to make dressing... I think I have the right ingredients on hand.
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Old 01-20-2009, 02:47 PM   #15
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these recipes sound really good. I might try them later on for myself. We should have a place where people can place their collection of recipes they wanna share

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