Thursday, July 7, 2016

Shrimp Alfredo: Feel like You're Eating Out when You're Really In

A step by step photo guide to making this meal happen!

 The first thing you need to look at is THIS RECIPE to make the alfredo. It is amazing. It is below, but please know that it is NOT my recipe, it comes from HERE                               

  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups grated Parmesan cheese 
  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat melt butter. Add garlic, cream, pepper, and salt.
  2. Bring to a low boil and reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 8 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and slowly add cheese.
  4. Return to stove on low and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Love.Haight Additional tips:

Use real cheese! Not that pre-grated crap from a baggy. 
Use real garlic... and buy a mincer. Do NOT waste your time cutting with a knife. Just sayin'
Don't skimp on cream if you want a truly delicious dinner
INVITE FRIENDS OVER- I don't like how this reheats. It will easily serve 4 people.
 Real cheese- not That pre-grated crap in the bag.
Grate it into a measuring cup
Slowly add it to your mix (butter/cream/etc)
 Cook the linguini/spaghetti/noodles according to the box directions!
 While those noodles are cooking you need to start the alfredo sauce and fry up the shrimp.
 Use olive oil in the bottom of a pan and let it heat up.
 Rinse the frozen shrimp under water until they are no longer frozen together.
 Add 2 ingredients - Salt and Pepper

 I like them well seasoned... obviously. haha!

 At this point, you should have everything simmering away on the stove. It takes focus to have everything going at once, so don't try and multi-task.
 Now dump the shrimp into the cream...
 Dish up the noodles.
Add the shrimp....
Serve up!!

 This truly is fantastic, and I hope you invite friends over to WOW them!

Favorite kitchen tools pictured above:

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  1. YESS such a great suggestion! my boyfriend and I make this instead of going out to eat too!
    xoxo, Lauren {}

    1. It is so much cheaper! More money for clothes right?! lol!

  2. Oh my gosh that looks SO GOOD! Invite me over for dinner next time!


    1. Heck yeah girl!! Consider yourself invited! ;)

  3. This is one of my daughters favorite meal to order out, will be sharing so she can have it anytime she wants.

    1. Awesome! Go ahead and pin it for later! I would love that :)

  4. Oh my goodness that looks delicious! My husband would love this!

    1. Oh please do try it! Let me know how you like it!

  5. this looks super tasty! i'll have to give it a try :)

  6. Looks yummy! I love that nothing came from a jar.

    1. Thank you! That is such a thoughtful compliment!

  7. I love shrimp alfredo! It's one of my favorite things to eat.

  8. Ahhh I love REAL Alfredo and that you stress using the REAL stuff and not skimping on the cream - you're not making Alfredo when you're dieting so why cut any of the good stuff out, right? Love it!

    1. Darn right girly!! In the words of Julia Child "We don't care about nutrition... we care about how it tastes!"
      Thanks for stopping by and leaving this comment.

  9. This was great – thanks so much for sharing such an awesome post! I’d love for you to

    check out my latest post on time management tips for Girl Bosses!

    xo Annie

  10. Goodness this looks scrumptious! And I just love alfredo and this looks like a pretty simple recipe!

    1. It tastes amazing and the time commitment to make it really isn't bad at all!

  11. Yum! I love seafood so I would definitely be up for trying this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

    - Cait |

  12. Whaaaaat, this homemade shrimp alfredo looks sooooo scrumptious! I rarely cook with shrimp but this looks to manage for even a cooking newbie.
    xo Chelsea

    1. Absolutely! I am not an amazing chef by any means- definitely give it a whirl!

  13. I love making homemade alfredo! I'll have to try your recipe next time!


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