Champagne Shrimp and Pasta



  • 8 oz. angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups Champagne
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 T. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 T. minced shallots
  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Cook pasta as directed on packaging and drain. While pasta is cooking, heat extra virgin oil over medium-high heat in large frying pan.  Cook mushrooms in olive oil until tender; remove and set aside.  Combine shrimp, Champagne and salt in pan, and cook over high heat. When liquid starts to boil, remove shrimp, and add shallots. Boil for 8 minutes (until reduced to about half a cup). Stir in ¾ cup of cream and boil for 2 minutes. Add shrimp and mushrooms to sauce, heating through. Add salt and pepper. Toss hot, cooked pasta with remaining ¼ cup of cream and freshly chopped parsley. Spoon shrimp with sauce over pasta, and top with Parmesan cheese.

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