Dairy Farmers of Canada

Linguine with Shrimp and Peas in Creamy Tomato Sauce

This recipe is taken from the 1996 Milk Calendar. Very quick, very Italian. This dish is equally suitable for a family dinner or for company.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 15 min - 20 min
Yields 4 servings
linguine with shrimp and peas in creamy tomato sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb (225 g) linguine
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 cup (250 mL) peas fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Cook the linguine according to package directions, drain and set aside in a serving dish.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and tomatoes and cook for 2 min. Add the shrimp, peas and basil, stir and cook for 2 to 3 min more. Add the cream, bring to a boil and let simmer until slightly thickened.

Pour the sauce over the linguine, and sprinkle with salt, pepper and grated Parmesan.

Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 563 Calories
Protein: 20 g
Carbohydrate: 55 g
Fat: 30 g
Fibre: 5.2 g

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 15 % / 160 mg
Folate: 53 %
Niacin: 36 %
Thiamin: 35 %
Vitamin A: 36 %