Easy Shrimp & Pasta for 2

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare


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 votes

2... 1 to 1 3/4 cup each
25 Min
20 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegarette dressing
  • 1/2 lb
    large shrimp, uncooked, peeled & deveined
  • 1/4 lb
    fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • 1 small
    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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About Easy Shrimp & Pasta for 2

Course/Dish: Fish Pasta Seafood
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #shrimp

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