Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta is a delicious one-dish dinner idea that’s perfect for a busy weeknight. This healthy dinner is made in under an hour. I can’t wait for you to try it! Your whole family will love this one.

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Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Why Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

  • Easy Dinner Idea
  • Made in Under an Hour
  • Simple Ingredients
  • Healthy Recipe
  • One-Dish Dinner
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Budget-Friendly

Ingredients Needed:

Pantry – Bowtie Pasta, Jarred Sun Dried Tomato Strips, Cornstarch

Seasoning – Italian Seasoning, Salt, Pepper

Shrimp – Uncooked Shrimp with the Tails Off

Produce – Minced Garlic, Baby Spinach, Fresh Parsley, Yellow Onion

Dairy – Butter, Half & Half, Grated Parmesan Cheese

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

How to Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

You’ll start by heating a skillet over medium heat and adding butter to your pan. Then, add your garlic when it’s melted and sauté for one minute

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Next, add in your shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side until just cooked through and pink. Make sure you do not overcook your shrimp. Then, transfer to a bowl and set aside.

After, sauté your diced onion in the remaining butter and add in your sun-dried tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes.

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Then, combine your water and cornstarch together, reduce your heat to medium-low, and add in your cornstarch mixture. Make sure to stir everything quickly with a whish until everything is mixed. Then, bring it to a gentle simmer and stir occasionally while bringing to a simmer after the cornstarch is incorporated from the whisking.

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Now, add in your salt and pepper to taste, your parmesan cheese, and allow everything to melt. Now, add your spinach leaves in and cook only until they are wilted.

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Finally, add your shrimp back into the pan, sprinkle with Italian Seasoning and parsley, and stir through.

Your last step is to cook your Pasta Al Dente according to package directions, strain your pasta and add it to the Tuscan Shrimp Mixture. Mix well and serve immediately! Enjoy!

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

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Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Pasta is a delicious, flavorful, and healthy one-dish dinner idea that is perfect for busy nights!

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Bowtie Pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 4 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 2 lbs. Fresh, Uncooked Shrimp with the Tails Off
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion, diced
  • 5 oz. Jarred Sun Dried Tomato Strips in Oil, drained (Reserve 1 tsp. of the Jarred Oil for Cooking)
  • 1 3/4 Cup Half and Half
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste
  • 3 Cups Fresh Baby Spinach
  • 2/3 Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. Water
  • 2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add Butter to the pan, add your Garlic when it's melted, and sauté for one minute.
  2. Add in your Shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side until just cooked through and pink. Make sure you do not overcook your Shrimp. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Next, sauté your Diced Onion in the remaining Butter. Add in your Sun-Dried Tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Combine your Water and Cornstarch together.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add your Half and Half and your Cornstarch mixture, stirring quickly with a whisk until completely incorporated. Then, bring it to a gentle simmer. Stir occasionally while bringing to a simmer after the cornstarch is incorporated from the whisking.
  6. Add Salt & Pepper to taste. Add your Parmesan Cheese and allow it to melt. Add the Spinach Leaves and cook only until wilted.
  7. Add the Shrimp back into the pan, sprinkle with Italian Seasoning and Parsley, stir through.
  8. Cook your Pasta Al Dente according to package directions. Strain your Pasta and add it to the Tuscan Shrimp Mixture. Mix well and serve immediately!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 430Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 235mgSodium: 1219mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 4gSugar: 13gProtein: 32g

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