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This quick and simple shrimp and chorizo pasta with mushrooms is full of flavor and won't disappoint!

Creamy Shrimp and Chorizo Pasta with Mushrooms

This quick and simple shrimp and chorizo pasta with mushrooms is full of flavor and won't disappoint!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp and chorizo pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Salt & Lavender

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine or other pasta
  • 3/4 pounds medium or large shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 ounces Spanish chorizo sausage
  • 7 ounces white mushrooms
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Pepper to taste
  • Freshly shaved or grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Boil a large, salted pot of water. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. If shrimp are frozen, thaw them under cool running water. Peel (optional) and devein.
  3. Add olive oil to a skillet or deep frying pan on medium heat. Chop chorizo into smaller pieces and add to the pan. Cook for five minutes, stirring a couple of times.
  4. Meanwhile, chop the mushrooms. Add them to the pan and increase heat to medium-high. Cook for about five minutes, stirring occasionally, until the juices are released and the edges start to brown.
  5. Meanwhile, chop the tomato and oregano.
  6. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for about 30 seconds then add the tomato and white wine to the pan. Simmer for a few minutes. Add the cream, oregano, and pepper, and cook for five minutes.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the shrimp and cook for another five minutes or until the shrimp are cooked. Drain the pasta and toss with the sauce. Serve immediately with generous shavings of parmesan cheese.

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