How to Make Macaroni Grill Shrimp Portofino

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Macaroni Grill Shrimp Portofino

At Romano’s Macaroni Grill, one of the classic dishes is the Shrimp Portofino. This Macaroni Grill Shrimp Portofino recipe includes large shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, heavy cream and white wine and is served over cooked pasta.[1] Cooks who enjoy this dish might like to serve it along with Macaroni Grill’s Rosemary Bread or Olive Garden’s Tossed Salad.

Start to finish: 70 minutes (Active time: 55 minutes)

Serves: 5

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Offered by Macaroni Grill
Customer service phone (972)674-4300[2]
Served as Main dish
Main ingredients Shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, cream, pasta
Cooking method Stovetop
Similar to Shrimp and cream over pasta
Author Selena Robinson

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Macaroni Grill Shrimp Portofino Ingredients

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Macaroni Grill Shrimp Portofino Recipe

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add in the olive, garlic, and mushrooms and cook for a few minutes, or until the mushrooms turn brown.[3]
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with salt and pepper as desired.
  4. Saute the shrimp for a few minutes or until the shrimp turn opaque.[6]
  5. Add the spinach, the lemon juice, the pine nuts, and the white wine to the pan.
  6. Stir the mixture well and then simmer for 60 seconds.
  7. Cook the linguine according to the package directions. Drain well and set aside.[5]
  8. Pour the heavy cream into the pan.
  9. Reduce the heat slowly and bring to a boil. Cook for three minutes and stir frequently.
  10. Take the pan off the heat. Add the pasta to the skillet and stir thoroughly to combine.
  11. Divide food among five plates and serve.

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  • As prepared, this dish serves five people. The recipe can be easily halved or doubled to suit the number of people you’ll be serving.
  • According to estimates, this Shrimp Portofino dish contains 80 grams of fat and over 1200 calories per serving.[3] If you’d like to lighten this dish up, replace the heavy cream with half and half.
  • While the recipe calls for cooked linguine pasta, you can use any long pasta you like, including fettuccine, spaghetti, or angel hair pasta.

Also See: How to Make Macaroni Grill Shrimp Pignoli, How to Make Macaroni Grill Teriyaki Salmon with Spinach Orzo, How to Make Macaroni Grill Chicken Rigatoni


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