The Hudsucker Pasta

posted by RisaG

* Exported from MasterCook *

The Hudsucker Pasta

Recipe By : Newman's Own Cookbook by Paul Newman & A.E. Hotchner
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Fish & Seafood Pasta

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3 cloves garlic -- crushed
2 tbsp olive oil
8 oz mushrooms -- sliced
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (oil packed) drained & chopped
2 cups spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup dry red wine -- or mushroom stock
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 oz Neufchatel cheese or cream cheese
1 1/4 lb shrimp, peeled & deveined
12 oz dried penne pasta
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup pine nuts -- toasted
Chopped parsley

In a 12" skillet, saute garlic in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and saute until tender. Add tomatoes, sauce, wine, vinegar and crushed red pepper flakes and simmer for 7 minutes. Add Neufchatel cheese and stir until it melts. Add shrimp and simmer until they turn opaque throughout, about 5 min.

Meanwhile, cook penne according to package directions, until al dente. Drain and place in a large serving bowl. Top pasta with shrimp and sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, pine nuts and parsley, toss and serve immediately.

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