What’s For Dinner: Parmesan Fettuccine & Spinach Pasta w/Shrimp

26 Jul

Hi Beauties…I hope everyone is keeping cool! The temperature here has been 100 degrees plus for five consecutive days, but we have a small break today in the 80’s thank you Lord.

When it’s hot outside the last thing I want to do is be in the kitchen. But as a family of four it is the most cost efficient way to go. We all have heavy appetites so I’m constantly looking for something fast, fulfilling, and easy on the pockets.  I decided to start sharing some our favorite meals in hopes of helping another distressed parent, single, family, etc. so you won’t cringe when you think of those three words “What’s for dinner”.

Last night I cooked Parmesan fettuccine & Spinach Pasta with Shrimp. Sounds fancy right? well this meal cost under $20 to prepare (not including seasonings, which most of you will already have).

You will need the following to get started:

  • Knorr/Lipton Parmesan Fettuccine & Spinach Pasta– Each pack is about two servings (I used 4)
  • Cooked Shrimp Large/Extra Large– One bag of the Large cooked shrimp will give you about 9-10 shrimp per person for a family of 4
  • Sweet Peas
  • New York Garlic Bread Sticks

The first thing you need to do is place the frozen shrimp in a bowl of water.

I prefer to remove the tail off the shrimp and then season with the following:

-Curry Powder, Old Bay, Cajun Seasoning, Garlic Powder, Pepper and Salt.

You will need to boil 1 1/2 cup of water per pack of fettuccini, butter and milk if you like.

In a seperate pan add butter, enough water to cover the pan, and add the shrimp.

*Remember the shrimp are already cooked. You just want to warm them for a minute or two*


Prepare your Sweet Peas

Place your bread in the oven and the and get ready…it’s almost time Yummmm!

I paired a Sweet Chardonnay with the meal to balance the spicy shrimp.

Drum Roll Please…..

    Would you try to prepare this meal?

Until Next time Beauties…MUAH


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