Easy Creamy Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make dinner that’s sure to impress, then this creamy shrimp pasta recipe is just what you need. With tender, succulent shrimp, perfectly cooked pasta, and a rich, creamy sauce, this dish is packed with flavour and guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

To prepare this dish, you will need;

– 1 pound of spaghetti or linguine

– 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined

– 1 tablespoons of olive oil

-1 tbsp butter

– 1 onion, finely chopped

– 3 garlic cloves, minced

– 1 tsp paprika

-1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

-1 cup four-cheese marinara

-1/4 cup ketchup

-1 tsp sugar or sweetener of choice

– 1/2 cup of half-and-half cream

– 1/2 cup of coconut milk

– 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley

– Salt and pepper to taste

 

Instructions:

1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.

3. Add the shrimp and garlic to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are pink and cooked through. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.

5. In the same pan, add the marinara sauce, ketchup, red pepper flakes, and sweetener.

6. Add the heavy cream and coconut milk to the skillet and stir well to combine. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.

7. Return the shrimp to the skillet and stir well to coat them in the sauce.

8. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet and toss well to coat it in the sauce and shrimp.

9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

10. Garnish the pasta with chopped fresh parsley and serve hot.

Easy Creamy Shrimp Pasta Recipe

A delicious, tender, succulent, easy-to-make creamy shrimp pasta recipe.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 729 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb spaghetti or linguine or 450g
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup marinara four-cheese
  • 1/4 cup ketchup I used Heinz no sugar added
  • 1 tsp sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the shrimp and garlic to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are pink and cooked through. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.
  • In the same pan, add the marinara sauce, ketchup, red pepper flakes, and sweetener.
  • Add the flour to the water and mix until smooth
  • Add the heavy cream, coconut milk and flour mix to the skillet and stir well to combine. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Return the shrimp to the skillet and stir well to coat them in the sauce.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the skillet and toss well to coat it in the sauce and shrimp.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish the pasta with chopped fresh parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 729kcalCarbohydrates: 96gProtein: 41gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 201mgSodium: 643mgPotassium: 953mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 918IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 160mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Comfort Food, Dinner, Easy Dinner, Pasta, Seafood
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Tips:

– You can add 1/2 up grated parmesan to the pot once cooked.

– Don’t overcook the shrimp, as they will become tough and rubbery. Cook them just until they turn pink and curl up slightly.

– You can use any pasta you prefer, but spaghetti or linguine work best for this recipe.

-For a dairy-free version, eliminate butter and double the olive oil. You can also remove the half and half and double up on the coconut milk.

This creamy shrimp pasta recipe is a crowd-pleaser that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner or a romantic date night, this dish will impress. With its tender shrimp, perfectly cooked pasta, and rich, creamy sauce, it’s a comfort food classic that’s sure to become a favourite in your recipe collection. So give it a try and enjoy a delicious, satisfying meal tonight!

For other pasta meals, try

Easy Chicken Penne Alfredo

Mushroom Florentine Pasta

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