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Creamy Shrimp Fajita Pasta Skillet
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Creamy Shrimp Fajita Pasta Skillet

This one-skillet meal features all of your favorite fajita fillings – like onions, peppers and tomatoes – mixed with pasta. Toss with shrimp and season with the bold, Southwestern flavors of McCormick® Fajitas Seasoning Mix. Creamy. Cheesy. And weeknight-meal-easy. Recipe and photo courtesy of Alyssa Rivers of The Recipe Critic.

  • 10m

    prep time

  • 15m

    Cook Time

  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

8

Servings

  • 1 package (16 ounces) pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 package McCormick® Fajitas Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Chopped cilantro, optional

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add peppers and onions and saute until tender. Remove from skillet and set aside. Add remaining oil to skillet and cook shrimp 2 to 3 minutes or just until pink. Sprinkle shrimp with 1 tablespoon Seasoning Mix and remove from skillet.

  • Add tomatoes, broth, cream, cream cheese and remaining Seasoning Mix to skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until cream cheese is melted and sauce has thickened slightly. Add Cheddar cheese and stir until melted.

  • Add cooked pasta, peppers and shrimp to skillet. Cook and stir until heated through. Serve immediately, sprinkling with cilantro, if desired.

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