1 (8 ounce) package linguine pasta
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
2/3 cup boiling water
1/2 pound cooked shrimp
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add linguine, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes & Drain.
Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms, cook and stir until tender.
Transfer to a plate in the same pan, melt 1/2 cup butter with the minced garlic.
Stir in the cream cheese, breaking it up with a spoon as it melts.
Stir in the parsley and basil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Mix in boiling water until sauce is smooth.
Stir in cooked shrimp and mushrooms, and heat through.
Toss linguine with shrimp sauce, and serve.