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Shrimp Linguine with Parmesan Cream Sauce Recipe

Shrimp Linguine with Parmesan Cream Sauce Recipe

Easy and elegant, this creamy pasta dish with a hint of heat makes any dinner seem like a special affair. —Athena M. Russell, Greenville, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:3 servings


  • 6 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion, mushrooms and garlic in butter and oil for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in cream and cheese; sprinkle with pepper flakes.
  • 3. Drain linguine. Add shrimp and linguine to skillet; cook over medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes or until shrimp are no longer pink. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 567 calories, 35g fat (16g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.

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Sue Zappa User ID: 1094741 270105
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2017

"Delicious! Made it exactly as written, except I had to use fettuccine as I forgot to buy linguine,& everyone loved it. Followed the suggestions & doubled the recipe for the sauce & very glad I did. It's so good! My family loves shrimp scampi, but I'd gotten tired of it. This is a great change from scampi!"

Carla User ID: 9165439 266063
Reviewed May. 17, 2017

"This was veeery good. I also added fresh lemon juice and some zest, doubled it, and flavoured some bacon with lemon and figs.

Omg. My family loves me.
Thank you!!!!!"

Tracy User ID: 9122123 264020
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2017

"This dish was GREAT! I added broccoli and carrots to the vegetables and quadrupled the sauce I probably had close to 2 lbs of shrimp. I used equal parts of Parmesan and Ramona cheese also added a bit of oregano, thyme and couple TBS. fresh chopped parsley and just a little pasta water to make it nice and creamy. My husband had 2nd's, that is saying a lot for someone who's usually not crazy for pasta dishes. I've added this recipe to my favorites."

Robby1 User ID: 1478802 258682
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2016

"With all the ingredients we like, this recipe did not disappoint. It was simple and elegant for Christmas Eve dinner. I, too, more than doubled the sauce. This is our new favorite shrimp pasta meal."

MrsB121314 User ID: 8810779 245701
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2016

"This was amazing and SO easy to make. I threw in the shrimp a little before the cooked linguine, though. I was a little worried the shrimp wouldn't be cooked all the way through. I love how this tastes even better than what you would get in a restaurant."

lizmaloney User ID: 1304572 244311
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2016

"Doubled the recipe for a family of six, some little kids, and everyone loved it. Added additional cheese to pasta on the plates. Will make again!"

Baase User ID: 7837946 101542
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"Very good but added more chopped onion and one more clove of crushed garlic. Also added 1 cup of Asiago cheese."

[email protected] User ID: 3864962 186209
Reviewed May. 20, 2014

"Me and my Wife loved this. quick and easy and tasted great."

kmonster User ID: 6670431 101541
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2014

"Simple to make and it was really good. I did add a bit more parm cheese and cream. I'll add it to my regulars!"

neen0319 User ID: 5066691 118318
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"Made this tonight for my family. It was easy to make and was delicious! Next time I will double the sauce!"

DUROD User ID: 6308950 118317
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2013

"Outstanding! Definitely double the sauce. Will make this again!"

Decoys9 User ID: 1208309 184659
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"Fantastic, quick recipe! I made 1 & 1/2 times the sauce & had 25 shrimp. Will definitely make this again. Would be perfect for company and takes such little time."

DEARAGAJ User ID: 2399251 101539
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012

"hubby loves this recipe. i have mae it many times,,,we do double the sauce as others suggust,,i agee,that is a must. easy as well as great."

Craftygirl User ID: 1402809 107242
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"Made this last night, doubled the sauce with the exception of the butter, olive oil and garlic. Neither one of us cared for it. Since others loved it, must just be our tastes. Would not recommend it and threw the printed recipe away."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 101537
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"Doubling the sauce is a must."

jthable User ID: 4044151 166966
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"This is the best!! Will definatley make again."

Kathy2688515 User ID: 5967914 116118
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"This is a must make recipe! My family loved it! Used cut up Jumbo shrimp as my family loves shrimp."

Kathy2688515 User ID: 5967914 107232
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"My whole family loved this recipe. A must make recipe!!"

DarkestDay User ID: 6147642 127215
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"Very tasty and quick to make. Added more mushrooms and cream as it wasn't enough sauce for me."

Stacy515 User ID: 2785857 116117
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"The only thing I would do different next time would be double the sauce. This was very easy to make and everyone LOVED it!"

Garo User ID: 1084869 116116
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2011

"This was excellent and quick to make; will definitely make again."

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