|September 26, 2022


This homemade creamy Tomato Shrimp Pasta recipe is better than what you get at your favorite Italian restaurant! Rich and creamy tomato sauce coats juicy, succulent shrimp and penne pasta, with just the right amount of spice from the crushed red pepper. This will surely become your family’s favorite dinner!
This easy seafood pasta is easy to make (just about anyone can make it!) and loaded with flavor, and as good as any pasta you’ll be eating out. You can make this as spicy or as mild as you want, and you can even make quick substitutions to adjust to what you already have in your kitchen! 


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The creamy tomato sauce in the shrimp and pasta is packed with flavor and the shrimp becomes the perfect addition, making this as delicious as it is easy. All done in just 30 minutes, this will be one of those recipes you’ll learn by heart soon enough!
A lot of flavors hide in the tomato sauce for this Creamy Shrimp Pasta. It all starts with a can of crushed tomatoes, but then you can use garlic, white wine, and clam juice to add some real depth. The salt, pepper, dried basil, and crushed red pepper add in a layer of seasoning, and the heavy cream adds richness. To finish it off, the fresh grated Parmesan cheese brings it all together perfectly!

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The creamy tomato sauce in the shrimp and pasta is packed with flavor and the shrimp becomes the perfect addition, making this as delicious as it is easy.
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  • Prep Time - 10 minutes
  • Cook Time - 20 minutes
  • Total Time - 30 minutes  
  • Servings - 6 
  • Category - Pasta 
  • Cuisine - Dinner 

This amazingly delicious Creamy Shrimp Pasta is a quick, easy, and delicious dinner! Perfect for any weeknight dinner, this dish is better than your favorite Italian restaurant!


  • 2 pounds - Shrimp (medium; peeled and deveined)
  • 1 teaspoon - Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon - Fresh black pepper (ground)
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 6 cloves - Minced garlic
  • 1 can - Tomatoes (crushed)
  • 1-½ teaspoons - Dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon - Red pepper flakes (crushed)
  • 1 cup - White wine or chicken broth
  • 1/3rd cup - Clam juice
  • ¾ cup - Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 pound - Penne pasta
  • ¾ cup - Fresh grated Parmesan cheese (or more, if needed)
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • Fresh basil to garnish (optional)

Cooking Instructions

  • Season the peeled shrimp with pepper and salt. 
  • Heat some olive oil in a deep and large skillet on medium heat. Add in the shrimp with the garlic. Cook the mix for around 4 minutes till the shrimp turns pink and opaque. Remove your shrimp from the pan. Set it aside.
  • Add the tomatoes, clam juice, red pepper flakes, basil, heavy cream, and wine without cleaning or draining the pan. Boil this mixture and then reduce the heat to medium-low to let it simmer for about 8 minutes till it thickens. 
  • While the sauce is simmering up, cook the penne pasta as per the directions on the package and drain. 
  • Now add the shrimp, 1/3rd cup Parmesan cheese, and cooked pasta into the sauce. Keep stirring to combine everything. Season the mix with more pepper and salt if needed.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and the remaining grated cheese, if desired.

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