Creamy Lemon Shrimp Pasta

4.2
(12) 8 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

8 servings, about 1 cup each

This luxuriously creamy, cheesy shrimp and pasta dish is brightened with a squirt of lemon and its zest. (Bonus: It's ready in 20 minutes, start to finish!)

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding shrimp to the boiling water for the last 3 min. Meanwhile, heat broth in large skillet on medium heat. Add cream cheese, lemon zest and juice; cook and stir 3 to 4 min. or until cream cheese is melted.
  • Drain pasta mixture. Add to cream cheese sauce in skillet with Parmesan; mix well.
  • Top with mozzarella; cover. Cook 3 to 4 min. or until mozzarella is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.

Variation

Substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts for the shrimp. Cut chicken into strips. Heat large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 7 to 8 min. or until done. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, prepare sauce as directed. Drain pasta. Add to sauce with the cooked chicken and Parmesan. Continue as directed.

Variation

Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.

Servings

  • 8 servings, about 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, about 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 300
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 215mg
Sodium 1050mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • parkerkim | Mon, Apr 13 2015 9:30 AM

    Amazing!

  • parkerkim | Thu, Nov 11 2010 5:30 PM

    great!

  • whansen1955 | Fri, Mar 9 2012 6:23 PM

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