10+ Shrimp Pasta Recipes to Make Tonight
Whether you're looking for something creamy and comforting or something light and healthy, our easy shrimp pasta recipes have tonight's dinner covered. When you need a fast, crowd-pleasing dinner that's on the table in minutes, just turn to these easy pasta recipes.
Spicy Shrimp Noodles
These super-fast bowls satisfy with filling brown rice noodles and fresh shrimp. If you can't find brown rice noodles, substitute your favorite whole-grain linguine or fettuccine.
Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
Kick up the weeknight dinner routine with this easy (and cheesy!) Cajun Shrimp Alfredo. Incredibly creamy and offering a mouthwatering Cajun kick, this just-spicy-enough pasta dish delivers major flavor with minimal effort. We opted to keep it classic using fettuccine noodles, but any pasta shape will work great!
Pasta with Shrimp and Tomato Cream Sauce
Pasta with Shrimp and Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe
Smaller tomatoes, like cherry or grape, have brighter, fruitier flavors than larger ones. Look for colorful selections such as the orange Sun Gold and the purple Black Cherry. Cherry tomatoes need only a few minutes in a hot pan before they soften and release their naturally sweet juices.
Cacio e Pepe with Sauteed Shrimp
Cacio e Pepe with Sauteed Shrimp Recipe
Our favorite peel 'n' eat seafood gets new life with one kitchen-friendly formula: Shrimp + Starch + Sauce = Delish
Orzo Salad with Shrimp and Lemon Dressing
Orzo Salad with Shrimp and Lemon Dressing Recipe
This simple shrimp and orzo salad is tossed with seasonal veggies and a bright, tangy dressing. Delicious at room temperature or chilled, it also makes a tasty lunch the next day if you have leftovers. You'll need three cups of vegetables for this dish, but you can adjust the amounts of asparagus, sugar snap peas, and English peas.
Pesto Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine
Pesto Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine Recipe
Put your knife away—store-bought pesto and precut broccoli florets mean no chopping required. Your Dutch oven pulls triple duty in this recipe by cooking the pasta, blanching the broccoli, and bringing the whole dish together, all in one pot.
Simple Lemon, Shrimp, and Prosciutto Pasta
Simple Lemon, Shrimp, and Prosciutto Pasta Recipe
Salty, umami-packed prosciutto complements the sweet shrimp and tomatoes in this streamlined 20-minute main.
No-Cook Shrimp Noodle Bowl with Peanut-Ginger Sauce
No-Cook Shrimp Noodle Bowl with Peanut-Ginger Sauce Recipe
Picking up already steamed shrimp from the seafood counter of your favorite grocery store is a great time saving trick—and it can help keep your oven turned off during the summer months. Thus, these no-cook noodle bowls are packed with fresh flavors and textures, but take mere minutes to assemble.
Elegant dinners don't have to take a long time and a ton of effort—this one only takes 10 minutes.
Spaghetti with Shrimp and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
Spaghetti with Shrimp and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Recipe
You can make this without the shrimp. Sauté garlic in the skillet as directed, and add the pasta water and parsley, omitting shrimp. If you omit the shrimp, also toss in 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or pecorino cheese. Roasting cherry tomatoes intensifies their flavor without a lot of fuss to make this spaghetti easy and full of flavor.
Kale Pesto Pasta with Shrimp
Kale Pesto Pasta with Shrimp Recipe
Making pesto out of leafy greens is a great way to pack lots of veggies into each serving of pasta. While traditional pesto uses basil, a kale pesto is equally hearty and fresh, plus it's loaded with antioxidants and protein. Make the pesto in advance if you're short on time and store it in the refrigerator, although it's best eaten the day of.