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5 from 4 votes

Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Quick and Delicious Pasta Recipe Loaded with Seasoned Shrimp, Cherry Tomatoes and Parmesan Cheese!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Shrimp Pasta
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 514kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. uncooked linguine
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb uncooked large shrimp peeled and deveined, tails on
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  • Prepare linguine according to package directions
  • Meanwhile thread tomatoes onto skewers. Brush with olive oil. Thread shrimp onto skewers, brush with remaining olive oil. Mix seasonings together in small dish. Sprinkle over shrimp.
  • Grill shrimp and tomatoes, covered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink and tomatoes are slightly softened, turning occasionally.
  • Drain linguine, reserve 1/4 c. pasta water. In the same saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add linguine, butter and reserved pasta water to saucepan. Toss to combine.
  • Remove shrimp and tomatoes from skewers. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle basil and Parmesan cheese on top of pasta and serve.

Notes

Make sure to soak wooden skewers a minimum of 30 minutes to prevent from burning on grill.
If you prefer not to grill your shrimp and tomatoes you can prepare them on a cast iron grill pan over medium heat on the stove top or simply throw them in a skillet and saute them. 

Nutrition

Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 314mg | Sodium: 1314mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 20.4mg | Calcium: 348mg | Iron: 3.7mg