Shrimp and Pasta

Jane Whittaker


I had the challange of making a pasta dish that was waist friendly and not using cream or butter. YIKES!!!
I came up with this delish version of a higher calorie dish using shrimp stock instead of butter and cream.
Lots of flavor, not so many calories.
This has about 11 WW points per serving.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 or more
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 16 oz
  • 2 Tbsp
    salt for pasta water
  • 16 oz
    shrimp, cleaned, peeled, and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garic from jar, or equivilent
  • 1 medium
    onion diced
  • 6 oz
    fresh baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 small
    zuchinnis, cubed 1/4 inch
  • 2 3/4 c
    shrimp stock, mine is from the recipe special company seafood pasta recipe
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dry parsley
  • ·
    salt and pepper if needed to your taste

How to Make Shrimp and Pasta


  1. Put pasta water on to boil with the salt.
    Cook to package directions until almost done, then drain well.
  2. In a large saucier, heat the oil, then saute the onion til translucent, add the garlic and cook til fragrant, add in the mushrooms and zuchinni and saute until soft.
  3. Add in the shrimp stock, bring to boil, then add shrimp. Add the dill and parlsey and taste to see if you need adjust the seasoning, salt and pepper to your taste.
    Add in cooked drained pasta and stir to combine. Continue to cook a few minutes more. being carefull not to over cook the shrimp.
    The pasta as it finishes cooking will absorb the liquid as well.
  4. This dish can also have crab meat, lobster, mussels and even fish added into the simmering shrimp stock.

Printable Recipe Card

About Shrimp and Pasta

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

Show 25 Comments & Reviews

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking to do something special for dad this year? Why not take over the grilling duty and prepare an outstanding meal. From the main course to dessert, any of these 21 easy grilling recipes will make a dynamite dinner for dad.

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

I have fond memories of my dad standing over the grill during the summer preparing a feast for the family. This Father’s Day, I plan to take over grilling duties from my husband and prepare a fantastic grilled meal. If you want to pick up the tongs, too, then check out these recipes. Cheryl Culver’s […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]