This is a simple, quick supper that is ready for serving in less than half an hour. Feel free to substitute crab for shrimp and add any vegetables you have on hand, the result is just as tasty! Serve over hot linguini, garnish with a sprinkling of fresh p
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
- 4 cups milk
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
- 2 (4 ounce) cans small shrimp, drained
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large saucepan melt margarine over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, celery, and carrot. Stir and cook over medium heat until onion is slightly translucent (carrot and celery will remain crunchy).
Stir in milk and bring mixture to a gentle boil.
Remove one cup milk from the mixture. Stir flour into the one cup of milk, continue stirring until the flour has dissolved and there are no lumps. Return the milk and flour mixture to the saucepan. Stir in the parsley, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook until mixture thickens. Stir in the shrimp and heat through.