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easy shrimp & pasta for 2

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
Hilo, HI

Both me & my family love seafood. This is just 1 way I have cooked shrimp. Its a easy & yummy way. I have had friends ask me for this recipes when they wanna do something special.

(4 ratings)
yield 2 ... 1 to 1 3/4 cup each
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For easy shrimp & pasta for 2

  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegarette dressing
  • 1/2 lb
    large shrimp, uncooked, peeled & deveined
  • 1/4 lb
    fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • 1 sm
    tomato, chopped
  • 2 oz
    philly cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil, fresh & divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese, shredded

How To Make easy shrimp & pasta for 2

  • 1
    In a small bowl pour the dressing over the shrimp & refrigerate for about 20 mins to marinate.
  • 2
    Then cook pasta as directed on package. In the mean time,heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add in the shrimp, cook for 3 mins or until the shrimp turns pink in color. Make sure to stir frequently. Remove the shrimp from frying pan,cover & keep warm.
  • 3
    Then add in the tomtoes,cream cheese & 1 tbsp. basil to the frying pan. Cook & stir for about 3 mins or until well blended. Then add back in the shrimp, cook until heated through & stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Then Drain the pasta. Place on a large platter or bowl. Top with the shrimp mixture, remaining basil & shredded cheese.
  • 5
    Special Tips: For easy cooking make sure the shrimp is thawed out. For a thinner sauce add in a small amount of milk into the sauce.

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