Shrimp Fettuccine with Roasted Pepper Sauce

Ingredients  

  • ½ package uncooked Fettuccine pasta (8oz. / 250g.)
  • 2 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp (900g.)
  • 16 oz. jar roasted bell peppers (450 g.)
  • 3 tbsp. butter (45 g.)
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp. paprika (7 g.)
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes (or to taste) (2.5 g.)
  • ¾ cup Half & Half (180 ml.)
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese (45 g.)
  • chopped parsley to garnish
  • salt to taste

Instructions 

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the fettuccine according to the package instructions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, place the roasted peppers together with the liquid from the jar into a food processor or bullet blender and puree until smooth.
  • Heat up a large, non-stick pan. Add butter, shrimp, paprika, and red pepper flakes and cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat. Add salt and garlic, and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Reduce the heat to low and remove the shrimp from the pan. To the same pan, add the pureed roasted pepper. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add Half & Half and Parmesan and cook for 1 more minute. Turn off the heat.
  • Return the shrimp to the pan and add the fettuccine. Mix everything well.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

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