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Easy Creamy Seafood Pasta

Easy Creamy Seafood Pasta: this seafood dish is bursting with a creamy flavor of spices, shrimp, scallops and pasta. It's a delicious meal served with a tossed salad and bread. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Creamy Seafood Pasta
Servings 4 servings
Author Katie

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguini, uncooked can substitute for spaghetti or fettuccine
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lb uncooked large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 lb bay scallops
  • 3 Tbsp chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated divided
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, drained and chopped may add more to taste
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach

Instructions

  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine cornstarch and milk until smooth; set aside.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until onion is translucent.
  • Stir in the shrimp, scallops and chicken broth. Cook, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Pour milk mixture into skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, parsley, basil, salt and pepper, and sun dried tomatoes and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Lastly add baby spinach and mix until leaves wilt. Drain linguine; top with seafood mixture. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.