red pepper fettuccine with shrimp

Red Pepper Fettuccine with Shrimp! It’s got quick, pan-fried shrimp, creamy noodles, and red pepper / garlic / butter / lemon-ish sauce vibes. Perfect quick and easy dinner!

red pepper fettuccine with shrimp

INGREDIENTS
Red Pepper Garlic Butter
  1. 1 cup softened, unsalted butter (we ♡ Land O Lakes® Butter!)
  2. 3 cloves garlic
  3. juice and zest of 1 lemon
  4. 3/4 cups fresh herbs (see notes)
  5. 8 ounces jarred roasted red peppers, drained (see notes)
  6. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  7. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper for heat
  8. 1 teaspoon salt

Shrimp and Fettuccine:
  1. 16 ounces raw shrimp
  2. 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  3. 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  4. 3/4 cup reserved pasta water (or regular water if you forget)
  5. greens, lemons, and salt for serving

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Red Pepper Butter: Pulse all the butter ingredients in a food process until mostly smooth. Refrigerate or set aside. (You’ll have A LOT of butter and you’ll only need a few tablespoons for this recipe. Keep the extras in the freezer for more of this, or similar recipes, in the future!)
  • Fettuccine: Cook the fettuccine according to package directions. Add pasta back to warm pot and toss with 2-3 tablespoons red pepper garlic butter, cream, and water. Adding reserved water as needed to thin out the sauce.
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