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Creamy Tomato Penne with Shrimp

Total time 22 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 3/4 pound peeled, large raw shrimp (21/30 count)
  • 1 (8-oz.) package penne pasta
  • 1 (24-oz.) jar pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves, shredded

How to Make It

  1. Devein shrimp, if desired. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, bring pasta sauce to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Gradually stir in cheese and cream; cook, stirring often, 3 minutes or until cheese melts and mixture begins to simmer. Stir in shrimp; cook 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

  3. Combine sauce and pasta; toss to coat. Sprinkle with basil.