Company Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

2 cups sliced baby bella mushrooms

1/4 cup chopped onion

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup white wine

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

2 1/2 pounds fresh medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact

1 cup fresh spinach

1 (16-ounce) package penne pasta, cooked

1/2 cup shredded Italian blend cheese


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, onions, and garlic. Cook until the mushrooms are tender, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Stir in the cream, wine, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper and simmer until slightly thickened, about 8 minutes. Mix in the shrimp, stirring frequently, until the shrimp are pink and firm, about 3 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for 1 minute.
  2. In a large serving bowl, combine the shrimp mixture and hot cooked pasta, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with the cheese.