Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe
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Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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This recipe is elegant, yet doesn't require hours of working in the kitchen. Everyone agrees it's quite a treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh dill or 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 ounces thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta, cooked and drained

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 830 calories, 65g fat (40g saturated fat), 372mg cholesterol, 838mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, cook garlic in butter for 1 minute. Whisk in cream, parsley, dill, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for about 13 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp to pan. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Pour over pasta; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Shrimp Pasta in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p212

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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lomidd User ID: 4664045 237034
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"Made this last night and - believe me - I will be making it again!! It was delicious!! :)"

nschaffer0104 User ID: 7430137 223583
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2015

"I was literally looking for something quick and this hit the spot in all aspects. Definitely making it again!!!"

angela_15 User ID: 8157141 216422
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Really great and devine and elligate"

MARCHA467 User ID: 8060727 207517
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"This was delicious! Will definitely make again."

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