Shrimp and Pasta with Mushrooms

Ready in just 25 minutes, toss spaghetti, shrimp and shiitake mushrooms with a light white sauce for an easy and elegant dish that's sure to please.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) spaghetti
3
tablespoons butter
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4
oz shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1
lb uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
1
to 1 1/2 cups dry white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc)
Salt to taste
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Cook garlic and pepper flakes in butter 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add mushrooms; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Stir in shrimp; cook about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are almost pink. Add wine and remaining 2 tablespoons butter; heat to simmering.
  • 3 Add cooked spaghetti to skillet; toss with shrimp mixture. Season with salt. Cook 1 minute longer until shrimp are pink. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Sprinkle individual servings with shredded Parmesan cheese or crumbled feta cheese for even more flavor.

When buying white wine for this dish, choose one that’s on the drier side, but still has some fruitiness to it.

If the mixture seems dry, reserve some of the cooking water when draining the spaghetti to stir in at the end if needed.