A half dozen garlic cloves, cream cheese, milk and seasonings make this Creamy Garlic-Shrimp Pasta Alfredo very creamy and garlicky indeed.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/2 lb. spaghetti, uncooked
1 pkg. (14 oz.) frozen broccoli florets, thawed
2 Tbsp. oil
6 garlic cloves, halved
2/3 cup milk
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules
1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1-1/2 lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package omitting salt and adding broccoli to the boiling water for the last 2 min.
Meanwhile, cook and stir garlic in hot oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until lightly browned. Remove from heat; transfer garlic to blender, reserving oil in skillet. Blend garlic with milk, cream cheese and seasonings in blender until smooth.
Cook shrimp in reserved oil on medium heat 3 to 4 min. or until pink, stirring occasionally. Add cream cheese mixture; cook and stir 4 to 5 min. or until heated through.
Drain pasta mixture; place in large bowl. Add shrimp mixture, Parmesan and mozzarella; mix lightly.
Substitute frozen asparagus tips or your favorite vegetables for the broccoli.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
Variation - Creamy Garlic-Chicken Alfredo
Substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces, for the shrimp. Cook chicken on medium heat 5 to 7 min. or until done, stirring occasionally. Continue as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1-1/3 cups each
* 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.