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Yogurt Shrimp Fettuccine

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16 oz dry fettuccine pasta2 tbs butter1 1/2 lbs medium shrimp – peeled and deveinedsalt and pepper to taste2 tsp paprika1 red bell pepper, chopped1 green bell pepper, sliced1 tbs minced shallots1 tsp chopped garlic2 tbs brandy1/2 cup sour cream1 cup plain yogurt4 tbs chopped fresh cilantro


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside.
Heat butter or margarine in a large skillet. Add the shrimp, salt and pepper to taste and paprika. Stir with a wooden spatula. When the shrimp become pink (it should take 2 to 3 minutes), remove them with a slotted spoon, leaving the cooking liquid in the skillet.
Add red and green bell peppers, shallots, garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring, about 3 to 4 minutes over medium high heat. Add cognac and shrimp. Cook over medium heat for 2 more minutes.
Add sour cream and yogurt and blend all together. Add cilantro and bring to a simmer for about 30 seconds. Do not boil or sauce will separate. Serve over cooked fettuccine.