Peppered Shrimp Alfredo


Yummy shrimp in an Alfredo sauce, with portobello mushrooms and red peppers.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 servings


  • 12 ounces penne pasta

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • ½ pound portobello mushrooms, diced

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce

  • ½ cup grated Romano cheese

  • ½ cup cream

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter together with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, red pepper, and mushroom; cook over medium-high heat until soft, about 2 minutes more.

  3. Stir in the shrimp, and cook until firm and pink, then pour in Alfredo sauce, Romano cheese, and cream; bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir drained pasta into the sauce, and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

707 Calories
45g Fat
51g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 707
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 20g 102%
Cholesterol 202mg 67%
Sodium 1035mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 170mg 13%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 514mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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