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20 Easy Shrimp Pasta Recipes Perfect For Weeknights


Are you ready to simplify your weeknight dinners with these Easy Shrimp Pasta Recipes?

Shrimp Pasta Recipes

From garlic butter shrimp to creamy Alfredo with shrimp, these simple, quick, and easy meals are not only delicious but elegant enough for special occasions.

1. Shrimp Alfredo

In need of a creamy comforting dinner dish? Then you need this shrimp Alfredo, it’s made using fettuccine pasta in a parmesan sauce with garlic shrimp. It’s easy and cheap to make and tastes exactly like it does from your favorite fancy restaurant.

2. Aunt Bee’s Shrimp Pasta Salad

Looking for something simple? Aunt Bee’s shrimp pasta salad is precisely that. It’s made using fresh ingredients: green onions, green bell peppers, celery, peas, lemon and dill. It’s a MUST-HAVE summer recipe, perfect for light lunches, picnics and potlucks.

3. Shrimp Pesto Pasta

There’s nothing more delicious in this world than pesto pasta, until it’s paired with shrimp, making it out of this world. It’s a fresh, simple-to-make dinner, made using spaghetti and tossed in a pesto sauce. If you don’t have spaghetti to hand, linguine or fettuccine make the perfect substitute.

4. 15-Minute Creamy Tomato Garlic Butter Shrimp

Make life simpler with this easy-to-make 15-minute tomato garlic butter shrimp with linguini pasta. The shrimp is beautifully made, sautéed in garlic, butter and a smidge of basil, it’s then caked in a creamy marinara sauce. Mix together with linguini and enjoy.

5. Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Missing the taste of Italy? Transport yourself to the streets of Rome with this aglio e olio recipe. While it has a fancy name, it’s far from the truth. This garlic and oil pasta is one of Italy’s most basic and simplistic recipes, yet it’s just as delicious as the name suggests.

6. Creamy Garlic Shrimp

We love simplicity and we know you will too, that’s why we wanted to share this creamy garlic shrimp recipe which takes only a short 15 minutes to bring together. Served with potatoes and veggies, this dinner is decadent.

7. Shrimp Orzo Salad

There’s nothing that screams summer more than a shrimp orzo salad and this one is super filling, perfect for a family BBQ, a potluck or a dinner watching the sunset. Use orzo, green onions, dill, parsley, cucumber, red onion and feta to make the base and top with roasted shrimp before lightly drizzling in lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper dressing.

8. Lemon Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

After an easy pick me up? This lemon garlic parmesan shrimp pasta is made using one pot, ready in only 30 minutes. This recipe is shrimp cooked in a buttery lemon garlic sauce and then tossed with pasta and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

9. Garlic Butter & White Wine Seafood Pasta

If you didn’t know pasta and white wine sauce are everything together. White wine sauce is garlicky, buttery, and just delicious and we’re sure it will have you craving for more. For a little something extra, pair it with garlic bread.

10. Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Fish can be a little pricey, but it’s always worth treating yourself and this shrimp scampi pasta is the way to go about it. It’s fresh and full of flavor made with grape tomatoes, spinach and lemon juice and mixed with the buttery, garlicky, richness of shrimp.

11. Shrimp Penne Pasta

Looking for something the whole family will enjoy? Add this recipe to your list. It’s penne pasta mixed in a rich, creamy garlic sauce with shrimp. If you’re feeling a little extra peckish, pair it with a side salad or fries.

12. Shrimp Carbonara

Family dinners are important, a place where you should only be eating the best and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing with this delicious shrimp carbonara recipe. It only takes 25 minutes to make, using egg, butter, parmesan, parsley, garlic, red pepper flakes, bacon and shrimp.

13. Spicy Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce

This recipe is packed full of bold flavors, shrimp seared with red pepper, paprika and salt, mixed in a cream tomato sauce using chopped onions, garlic, tomatoes, cream and spices and lastly seasoned with basil and oregano before being paired with penne pasta. Your taste buds will explode with delicious flavors.

Whatever your shrimp cravings are, we have the perfect recipe for you, from something creamy to something a little more spicy. Let us know which you enjoyed the most in the comments.