Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Seafood Shellfish Shrimp

This recipe is a 'gift from the gods.' You can easily substitute the shrimp and mushrooms for something else.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 601
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 1 (8 ounce) package linguini pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 pound cooked shrimp


  • 1   Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain.
  • 2   Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Transfer to a plate.
  • 3   In the same pan, melt 1/2 cup butter with the minced garlic. Stir in the cream cheese, breaking it up with a spoon as it melts. Stir in the parsley and basil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in boiling water until sauce is smooth. Stir in cooked shrimp and mushrooms; heat sauce through.
  • 4   Toss linguini with shrimp sauce and serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 38.3g 59%
    Saturated Fat 23.0g  
Cholesterol 210mg 70%
Sodium 403mg 16%
Potassium 448mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Protein 23.2g 46%
Sugars 3g  
Vitamin A 1483IU  
Vitamin C 6mg  
Calcium 73mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 10mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 56mg  
Folate 130mcg