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A 20 Minute Pasta Recipe To Pair With Anything

Savory buttered noodles with green peas is the ultimate quick and easy recipe idea that pairs perfectly with a variety of vegetables and proteins for a delicious kid friendly weeknight dinner idea the whole family will love.

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As a mom, I'm always on the look out for versatile recipe ideas that are easy to make and kid approved.

This recipe idea is one of my top go to recipes because the kids always finish their plate and you can easily switch up your proteins and vegetables to use what you have on hand.

Easy Buttered Noodles Recipe With Endless Combinations

Buttered noodles is a wonderful savory foundation for an easy weeknight dinner.

These noodles taste delicious with green peas, roasted Brussel sprouts, sautéed mushrooms, asparagus, roasted carrots or steamed broccoli.

Along with a variety of vegetables, this buttered noodle recipe is perfect for pairing with a variety of meats including Italian sausage, shrimp, salmon, steak, pork chops, or grilled chicken.

You have to love a recipe that pairs with just about anything!

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Buttered Noodle With Green Peas, Italian Sausage, and Shrimp

We are going to take this easy recipe to the next level by cooking our proteins with just one sheet pan.

This easy clean up recipe will become your go to once you realize just how easy it is to make.

Imagine soft buttered noodles in a rich creamy sauce with plump green peas served with oven roasted Italian sausage and shrimp for a quick weeknight dinner idea your family will enjoy.


Ingredients List

This buttered noodle recipe requires just a handful of staple ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Buttered Noodles With Green Peas

  • 4 ounces of spaghetti noodles

  • 1/2 a stick of butter

  • 3/4 a cup of whole milk

  • 1/4 of parmesan cheese

  • 3/4 of a cup of frozen green peas

  • Garlic

  • Salt

  • Pepper

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage With Shrimp

  • 1 package of Italian sausage

  • 1/2 of a small white onion

  • Bay seasoning

  • 1/2 pound of raw shrimp


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How To Make Buttered Noodles With Italian Sausage and Shrimp

Servings: 4-6

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Directions for Easy Buttered Noodles With Green Peas:

  1. Bring salted water to a boil and add pasta noodles cooking them until soften and then drain the water.

  2. Add milk, butter, parmesan cheese, and frozen peas stirring on medium low until you have achieved a creamy sauce.

  3. Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic.


Directions for Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Shrimp

Sheet pan dinners are a go to cooking method that allows you to group together ingredients easily for making delicious dinners with minimal effort.

When cooking sheet pan dinners keep in mind cook times for each individual ingredient.

If you have items with varying cook times simply begin with ingredients that take the longest adding to your sheet pan ingredients that have less cook time as you go.

  1. Place Italian sausage into the oven at 375 degrees F. with sliced onions a sprinkle of Old Bay seasoning and cook for 20 minutes covered with aluminum foil .

  2. Flip Italian sausage after 20 minutes and continue to cook for an additional 20 minutes.

  3. Add raw shrimp covered in butter cubes and Old Bay seasoning to the sheet pan during the last 10 minutes of cook time.


Boom that is it!

Trust me you have to make this recipe!

As you can see it is super simple and easy to make.

This butter noodle recipe delivers on taste and comfort with a creamy rich sauce that pairs perfectly with so many different ingredients.

Buttered noodles take less than 20 minutes to make and delivers the perfect comforting side dish your family will love.

You can go extra fancy with a few squirts of lemon and some dried parsley sprinkled over top just remember to not overcook your shrimp.

As soon as it turns pink you are good to go.

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Easy Weeknight Pasta Recipe For Simple Weeknight Dinner Meals

This pasta recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner meal with its rich creamy butter sauce that easily pairs with just about any vegetable and protein.

You will love having this recipe on hand for making simple, quick, weeknight dinners that are kid friendly and family approved.

You can even add an extra flair to your next day pasta leftovers by serving them with fried egg and sliced avocado for a delicious and nutritious easy lunch idea.

Like I said this easy pasta recipe has endless possibilities.

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