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Creamy Garlic Shrimp Pasta


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (10m prep + 20m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

shrimp, garlic, cream, pasta

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. 2.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. 3.Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. 4.Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  5. 5.In the same skillet, pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the cream has slightly thickened.
  6. 6.Add the grated Parmesan cheese to the skillet and stir until melted and well combined.
  7. 7.Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat in the creamy sauce.
  8. 8.Add the cooked pasta to the skillet and toss until well coated in the sauce.
  9. 9.Remove from heat and garnish with chopped parsley.
  10. 10.Serve the creamy garlic shrimp pasta hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick of flavor, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the creamy sauce.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add some vegetables like spinach or cherry tomatoes for added freshness and color.
  • chevron_rightDon't overcook the shrimp, as they can become rubbery. Cook them just until they turn pink and opaque.
  • chevron_rightServe the pasta immediately to enjoy it at its best texture and taste.