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creamy garlic shrimp pasta

Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Garlic and Tomatoes

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Making shrimp pasta with creamy sauce and garlic flavor was never easier! In less than 30 minutes you’ll serve some delicious and creamy shrimp pasta with cherry tomatoes and fresh parsley if you follow this easy step-by-step recie.

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


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  • 500 g spaghetti or linguine
  • 1 pound raw shrimps I recommend frozen, peeled, and deveined shrimps.
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried Herbes de Provence or Italian seasoning mix
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup parmesan grated
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley and basil for final plating


  1. In a saucepan, boil water and salt it. Add your pasta, and cook according to the package instructions until al dente. When the pasta is cooked, you can reserve 1 cup of the pasta water (in case you need to add to the shrimp and cream sauce). Drain the pasta.
  2. In a big skillet over medium heat, melt the 1/2 quantity of butter, and add the olive oil.
  3. Then, cook the shrimp till pink, and season with salt and pepper. Remove them onto a plate and set aside.
  4. Remove the shrimp onto a plate and set aside.
  5. In the same pan, melt the other half of the butter and add cherry tomatoes and garlic. Cook them until the tomato slices are fragrant.
  6. Next, add the heavy cream and parmesan, and stir with a spatula.
  7. Then, just toss the cooked shrimp and the Italian seasoning mix and stir everything together.
  8. Remove from heat and add the cooked spaghetti. Also, toss the pasta with the sauce until it’s well-coated.
  9. Finally, decorate with fresh parsley and basil and serve.
  • Author: Rosie
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Dinner, Pasta
  • Cuisine: Italian