Creamy Alfredo-Style Shrimp Linguine
with Bacon and Peas
What could be better than rich, creamy Alfredo linguine?! We've combined all the classic elements of this pasta favourite with juicy shrimp, salty bacon, spinach and bright green peas for a colourful and deliciously decadent dinner. Buon appetito!
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
(Contains Egg, Wheat)
Parmesan Cheese, shredded
Cream Sauce Spice Blend
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, preheat the broiler to high. Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Wash and dry all produce. Roughly chop spinach.Using a strainer, drain and rinse shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels. Cut bacon into 1/4-inch strips.
Add shrimp, half the garlic puree and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to an unlined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.Broil in the middle of the oven, until shrimp just turn pink, 5-6 min.**
Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crispy, 5-7 min.** Remove the pan from heat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and set aside.Carefully discard all but 1 tsp (2 tsp) bacon fat from the pan.
Add linguine to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 1-2 min.Reserve 1/2 cup (1 cup) pasta water, then drain linguine.
Heat the pan with reserved bacon fat over medium-high. When hot, add peas. Cook, stirring often, until tender, 5 min. Add spinach and remaining garlic puree. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, 1 min.Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend into the pan. Cook, stirring often, until veggies are coated, 30 sec. Add cream, reserved pasta water and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) butter. Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens slightly, 1-2 min. Add linguine and shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
Divide shrimp linguine between plates. Sprinkle bacon and Parmesan over top.