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Creamy Gorgonzola and Shrimp Pasta

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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White wine, garlic, gorgonzola ... how can you go wrong? This delicious pasta will tempt you to lick the bowl.
by: Sarah Walker Caron
Updated Feb 23, 2017
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  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 lb raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/2 lb penne, cooked according to package directions


  • 1
    In a large skillet, combine the butter and olive oil. Heat on medium, until the butter is melted, occasionally swirling the pan to combine.
  • 2
    Add the garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes until softened (do not let it brown!).
  • 3
    Add the shrimp to the pan and stir to coat. Cook, flipping the shrimp, until just barely pink on both sides.
  • 4
    Pour in the white wine and season with salt and pepper. Stir well. Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the basil. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Sprinkle the gorgonzola evenly over the pan. Stir to combine. Then, add the cooked pasta and toss to coat.
  • 6
    Serve immediately.

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