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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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

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

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2015

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

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Really great and devine and elligate"

Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"This was delicious! Will definitely make again."

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