Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Pasta
Indulge in a culinary journey with our Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Pasta – a symphony of flavors that marries succulent shrimp, al dente pasta, and a luxurious creamy garlic Parmesan sauce. This dish is a testament to the harmony that can be achieved by combining simple, high-quality ingredients.
- 8 oz linguine pasta
- 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 3 tbsp butter
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- Start by cooking the linguine pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
- Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp and set aside.
- Reduce the heat to low and pour in the heavy cream, stirring gently.
- Sprinkle in the grated Parmesan cheese, stirring continuously until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
- Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet. Add the halved cherry tomatoes and red pepper flakes. Stir gently to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Allow the sauce to simmer for a few minutes.
- Add the cooked linguine to the skillet, tossing it in the creamy sauce until well-coated.
- Serve the pasta in individual plates, garnished with fresh basil leaves for a burst of color and aroma.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Creamy garlic Parmesan shrimp pasta is a delectable dish that combines perfectly cooked shrimp and linguine pasta with a rich, velvety sauce.
Nutrition information: Calories: 480 | Fat: 24g | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 28g
Savor each forkful of this Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Pasta and let its intricate medley of flavors transport you to the Italian coastline. With the delicate sweetness of shrimp, the comforting embrace of creamy Parmesan, and the gentle kick of garlic, this recipe encapsulates the essence of indulgence. Whether it’s a cozy dinner for two or a gathering of loved ones, this dish never fails to impress. Elevate your dining experience with this culinary masterpiece that celebrates the magic that happens when simple ingredients come together in harmony.