Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

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Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

Food can bring people together and families closer. It is one of my favorite subjects to talk about. I think about food when I wake up in the morning and even sometimes in my dreams! Cooking for my family is one way that I like to show my love for them. Planning a meal and eating together as a family brings a positive elements into our lives. We rotate who gets to pick out the meals, who does the prepping, the cooking and the cleaning.

Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

There are so many great life lessons that can be taught in the kitchen, and enjoying a big meal around the table together makes me feel closer to them than any other time. Cooking meals at home is healthier and more affordable than eating out at restaurants. Enjoying meals at home is also much more convenient. We can chat with kids and not have to worry about other people’s reactions if our kids aren’t on their best behavior that night.

As a mother of 2 beautiful children, I feel so blessed that I am able to work from home and spend a lot of time with my kids. Being a homemaker however does not always guarantee that I get to hang out around the kitchen all day as much as I’d like to.

Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

Even though my blog is a food focused blog, I often find it very difficult to plan meals for my family due to my busy schedule running around outside of the kitchen. I therefore decided to stick with easy meal recipes that use simple ingredients, yet are still delicious and nutritious.

Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp

 

 

A couple of of my must-have pantry items are tomato sauce and alfredo sauce. Tomato sauce transforms a few ingredients thrown together into a full blown entree. I can use it in everything from simple pasta dishes, to submarine sandwiches, with baked chicken or even fancy of seafood recipes. Alfredo sauce is a favorite in my household from young and old alike, as it gives an entirely different twist to a dish. Simply pour the add it to your choice of pasta, meat, seafood, veggies or all of the above.

Prego® Alfredo has an amazing blend of some of my favorite things like Parmesan cheese and garlic. The fresh cream in it balances everything well for a delicious taste and texture.

Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp
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Spaghetti Alfredo with Pancetta and Shrimp
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • ½ cp of Prego Alfredo Sauce
  • ½ Box of Spaghetti
  • 2 cups of Pancetta
  • 2 cups of shrimp
  • 1 whole Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 whole Yellow Bell Pepper chopped
  • Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • Dry Italian Parsley or Fresh Parsley
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according the packaging. Put aside.
  2. Heat up the olive oil on a large pan at medium heat. Add Pancetta, Red Bell Pepper, Yellow Bell Pepper then cook for about 5 – 7 minutes.
  3. Add Shrimp then cook for for 1 to 3 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
  4. Add cooked spaghetti and pour in the Alfredo Sauce then cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Turn off the heat , put the pasta on a serving plate then sprinkle with dry parsley.

 

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25 Comments

  • Reply Elizabeth O. Oct 24, 2015 at 12:04 am

    That looks so good and so packed with flavor! I’ve never tasted an alfredo with shrimp before.

  • Reply Michele Oct 24, 2015 at 12:36 am

    That really sounds like a dinner I would love to get my mouth around! I do love shrimp–and pasta–well that is a staple for me. O would probably use a red sauce instead of Alfredo but that is my crazy taste buds!

  • Reply sharon Martin Oct 24, 2015 at 6:56 am

    There’s nothing better than a great homemade meal, I love pasta dishes, they’re so light yet filling at the same time.

  • Reply Robin Rue (@massholemommy) Oct 24, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    That sounds like a delicious meal idea. I think my whole family would love it 😉

  • Reply Polen Oct 24, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    i love shrimps, will surely love this 🙂

  • Reply Chanelle Oct 24, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    This looks delicious. I agree a home cooked meal is much healthier for the whole family.

  • Reply Tina @ My Highest Self Oct 24, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    What a beautiful dinner! I will have to try this since I don’t have to make a sauce from scratch.

  • Reply Brooke Guerra Oct 24, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    Sounds so yummy! I’m with you girl, I’m always on the run & really look for recipes that can be made faster & still taste delicious. Looking forward to making this! 🙂

  • Reply michelle Oct 24, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    The pictures are fabulous and I was not hungry before I read this but now I’m starving!

  • Reply momwithfive Oct 24, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    Your pics are amazing, they made me hungry. I’ve never tried alfredo spaghetti with shrimp.

  • Reply Patty Leonard Woodland Oct 24, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    That dish is a thing of beauty. I love colorful meals. Gorgeous photos

  • Reply Natasha Oct 24, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    I love the colors and different textures in this dish! Looks beautiful!

  • Reply Holly @ Woman Tribune Oct 25, 2015 at 4:57 am

    What a delightfully decadent pasta dish while still remaining simple enough to throw together on a busy night. This looks absolutely delicious!

  • Reply Shann Eva Oct 25, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    Sounds delicious, and my family really enjoys Alfredo too . Thanks for the recipe.

  • Reply danavento Oct 25, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    Sounds absolutely divine what is a mixture of ingredients

  • Reply Claudette Esterine Oct 26, 2015 at 12:12 am

    This is my absolute favourite pasta dish!!!

  • Reply LifeAsAConvert Oct 26, 2015 at 4:08 am

    I don’t eat shrimp, so I would substitute that, but it looks delicious!

  • Reply Liz Mays Oct 26, 2015 at 4:23 am

    I didn’t know they had an alfredo sauce. I’ll be remembering that, and my kids would love this shrimp dish.

  • Reply Nicole Herose Cochingco Escat Oct 26, 2015 at 5:24 am

    Spaghetti is one of my favorite pasta dish, but your recipe looks so fantastic and Im sure I would love it.

  • Reply victoria Oct 26, 2015 at 10:45 am

    That looks good and tasty. I want this for our dinner. thanks for sharing the ingredients

  • Reply Mykidsguide Oct 26, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Alfreso with shrimps sounds delicious. I would like to try your recipe. I’m heading out later to get the ingredients.

  • Reply Erinn S Oct 26, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    Looks yummy! I would have to omit the shrimp but bet it is still delicious without it http://www.parentinghealthy.com/

  • Reply Stephanie Pass Oct 26, 2015 at 10:40 pm

    My family loves alfredo and shrimp. This just looks divine!

  • Reply Ashley Oct 27, 2015 at 5:24 am

    This looks fabulous! I’m going to try this recipe next week.

  • Reply Debbie Denny Oct 27, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    This is a great combination for dinner. I love Preggo sauces

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