Pasta with Seafood Sauce - for Presto Pasta Nights!

Thank you Drick for following my blog!




Be prepared to swoon....if you are a fan of seafood. Honestly, a big shout out to Drick over at Drick's Rambling Cafe for his prize winning dish, Pasta with Seafood Sauce.

Now did he really win a prize? I'm not sure, but our household would give him a prize for this creamy delicious creation.



I modified his recipe just a tad.
Here is a list of ingredients I used:

about 2 cups heavy cream
6 to 8 green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/2 tablespoon pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 package fresh Buitoni linguine
1/3 cup freshly grated Swiss cheese
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
3/4 pound medium shrimp, shells removed
1/4 pound lump crabmeat

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the cream and cook stirring constantly until almost boiling. Reduce heat to low and add the next 6 ingredients. Stir and simmer for about 8 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat.



I was able to snag some fat juicy scallions at the market.......



Get your pot of boiling water ready for the pasta. Grate the cheese and add this to the cream sauce, stirring gently. Remove from heat.



In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook until lightly brown. Add the shrimp and crab meat and stir until the shrimp turns pink. Remove from heat.



See how fine the crab meat is? Wish I had gotten the lump variety and will do so next time.


A rich creamy sauce loaded with seafood........



Plate the seafood sauce over the cooked pasta. Sprinkle with the parsley or basil and serve immediately.



We served this with the tiny bit of leftover calamari and Chardonnay.



Thank you Drick for turning us on to a new favorite. Man....I am so going to gain weight!



Head over to Presto Pasta Nights and visit our host Ruth at Once Upon a Feast
for delicious pasta meals....
Presto

7 comments:

Wandering Coyote said...

OMG - this looks RIDICULOUS, Pierce! I could totally go for some of this right now!

Wandering Coyote said...

PS. I got the magazines yesterday - thank you so much!!

monicajane said...

yes, definitely to die for...
seafood and heavy cream...can't go wrong!
yum

Janel said...

Oh gosh, this brings back memories. I learned to make almost the exact recipe from a local chef in a cooking class that I took right after I was married.

Kim said...

Oh wow! Talk ab out a decadent and delicious meal. This is a winner Tina!

Drick said...

many thanks for your compliments and for the re-post ... you always do such a great job with your posts, I think I'll forward mine to you so you can bring them to life....

Pierce said...

Thanks everyone!

WC - let me now what you think of the Cooks Illustrated. It's a new fav of mine.

Monica Jane - It's a definite keeper!

Janel - Do you still make that recipe? A cooking class would be fun...I should see what they offer around the Tallahassee area.

Kim - Thanks for the nice comment and also for the comment on Facebook. Hope you aren't snowed in. I had been watching the weather and there have been some nasty storms.

Drick - I had several more of your recipes printed to try. But I can't imagine topping this one.

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