Shrimp Linguine Alfredo
1 (12 ounce) package linguine pasta
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 large diced onion
4-8 teaspoons minced garlic (to taste)
2 lbs. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
4 sprigs fresh parsley
4 slices lemon, for garnish
1.Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente; drain.
2.Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan. Saute onion and garlic over medium heat until tender. Add shrimp; saute over high heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in half-and-half. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
3.Place pasta in a serving dish, and cover with shrimp sauce. Sprinkle with black pepper and Parmesan cheese. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices.