Sunday, August 14, 2011

Alfredo Shrimp with Bacon

1 Jar Prego or Barilla Alfredo Sauce 16 oz
1 cup milk
1 16 oz pkg of Angel Hair Pasta
1 Bag Arctic Shores Medium Raw Shrimp
51 - 60 count peeled and deveined and rinsed
1/2 lb bacon (6-8 slices) sliced in strips or diced
1 Small onion finely choipped
2 Cloves garlic (put through garlic press or finely chopped)
1/2 tsp ground cumin (optional)
1 Bag frozen peas
Fresh Basil and Parmesan Cheese for Garnish (optional)

Cook pasta as directed on package.

In a non stick skillet fry bacon till crisp. Remove from pan and set aside. Retain 1 tbsp of bacon fat and saute the onion till tender and translucent, add the garlic, cumin and continue to saute for 5 minutes till fragrant. Add the rinsed shrimp and continue to saute till they just begin to turn pink. Add the peas, milk and Alfredo sauce and heat through. When the sauce starts to bubble add the cooked pasta and bacon and gently toss till coated. Top with freshly slivered basil and cheese before serving if desired.

This is pairs well with the fresh express salads and Peppperidge Farms Garlic Toast

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