If you like Italian-esque cuisine, why not serve up this earthy shrimp and mushroom pasta?

This recipe is incredibly easy to make, but when served, if plated up with a little finesse, it can look like a high-end dish – despite the pasta being from the store.

Check out the video above to see how simple the recipe is, or read through the ingredients and step-by-step instructions below.

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Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

Ingredients

  • Fettuccine Pasta (From the store)
  • 3/4 Cup of Fresh Shrimps (Peeled and deveined)
  • 3 Mushrooms
  • 1/4 Cup of Bell Pepper
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 Cup of Parmasan Cheese (Grated)
  • Olive Oil
  • Black Pepper (To taste)
  • Salt (To taste)
  • Dried Basil

Cooking Steps

  1. Peel and chop the garlic.
  2. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat and add 4 tbsps of olive oil.
  3. Add the chopped garlic to the pan.
  4. Add the shrimps to the pan and cook until pink on one side (medium-high heat).
  5. In a bowl, mix crushed black pepper, dried basil, and salt (to taste).
  6. Add the mixture in step 5 to the pan and mix.
  7. Chop the bell pepper finely and add to the pan.
  8. When the bell peppers are soft, empty the pan into a bowl.
  9. Thinly slice the mushrooms.
  10. Add 2 tbsps of olive oil to the pan and return it to the heat (medium-high).
  11. Add the mushrooms to the pan and cook until they start to soften.
  12. Return the cooked shrimp to the pan and mix with the mushrooms.
  13. Add water to a saucepan and bring to the boil (high heat).
  14. Add the pasta to the boiling water and reduce to a medium heat.
  15. Add a pinch of salt to the boiling water.
  16. Cook the pasta until soft, but with bite.
  17. Drain the pasta, then add to the pan and stir.
  18. Add grated parmasan to the pan.
  19. Mix the contents of the pan until thoroughly combined.
  20. Serve while hot and top with more basil and parmasan cheese (to taste).

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