Basil, Roasted Red Pepper and Rice Alfredo

All you need to make this creamy Basil, Roasted Red Pepper and Rice Alfredo dish are a few fresh ingredients and 15 minutes in the kitchen. Easy as can be, dinner’s ready!

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Basil, Roasted Red Pepper and Rice Alfredo

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® White Rice, Success® Brown Rice or Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 1 pkg (12 oz) frozen cooked shrimp, thawed
  • 1 container (10 oz) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon peel

Instructions

  • In just 4 steps and 15 minutes, you can make this delicious and creamy rice dish. Flavorful and impressive, it’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or your next BBQ or family event.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine shrimp, Alfredo sauce, basil, red peppers, garlic and lemon peel in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

    Step 3

  • Cook until heated through, stirring frequently. Do not allow to boil.

    Step 4

  • Transfer rice to a platter. Top with shrimp sauce.

Quick and Tasty

Need a tasty rice dish to bring to your next BBQ or family event? This Basil, Roasted Red Pepper and Rice Alfredo dish is made with fresh basil leaves, juicy shrimp and creamy Alfredo sauce and comes together in just 15 minutes

This simple and hassle-free dish is great as a side or as a main dish. Made with hearty rice grains, succulent and protein-filled shrimp, it’s sure to keep you feeling full and satisfied. 

Love this combo? Save some shrimp and sauce to make this Shrimp Alfredo with Rice. All you need to add are some sliced mushrooms and artichoke hearts for another incredible dish.

The Right Rice

When you use Success® Boil-in-Bag Rice, it’s easy to swap out different rice varieties. Whether you opt for fluffy white rice, whole grain brown rice or aromatic jasmine rice, they’re all easy to prepare and delicious. Not sure which to choose? Read our guide to different rice varieties so you know which is best for you! 

Want to make this dish into a vegetarian side? Simply omit the shrimp and serve.