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Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.


There are millions of reasons why I will not get out to the shops today! You should see the conditions I see when looking through the window and you would understand. Totally. In five minutes, while my coffee was still hot, I saw rain, then a bit of snow, a blast of southern wind which quickly turned into the northern one, a layer of sun, and all of a sudden there were ladies struggling with umbrellas which were breaking in a split-second, and then there was snow again ….

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.

So, I opened the freezer hoping a suggestion would pop out. And, luckily, it did. Frozen shrimps! Oh yes! Both my son and I are shrimp fans. We always overdo the quantity, cooking as if for four, but we two eat it all, no problem! The shrimps slowly thawed at room temperature to be ready for frying.

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.
By pure accident, I used Bavette pasta but any other brand and shape will do.

 

How do you make shrimp Parmesan pasta?

To start with, boil your pasta. Angel hair pasta is also amazing. While it’s in the pot, fry shrimps with butter shortly and add heavy whipping cream, black pepper, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, nutmeg, pepper flakes, and salt.

It is all ready to combine with your drained pasta. Don’t rinse it. Draining makes Parmesan shrimp sauce stick your favourite pasta better!

 

Which cheese like Parmesan goes well over pasta?

The best cheeses to add to pasta are Parmesan, Pecorino, Grana Padano, and Aged Asiago. Ricotta does wonders for fillings and fresh mozzarella bakes well. Each of these cheeses has a long history and a set of unique characteristics, which is why Italians and Italian-Americans pair them with pasta. If you are curious to learn more about each of them, take a look here .

 

What are the best side dishes to serve with garlic parmesan shrimp?

The best is balsamic bruschetta. Prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, mint and pea pesto, cauliflower breadsticks, stuffed tomatoes, cucumber salad, roasted carrots and so many more suggestions please find here .

 

To learn about 8 ways how to make your pasta taste better look here .

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.

Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Bavette di Barilla ( 1 lb )
  • 3 cups shrimps, thawed
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 4 Tbsp Parmesan
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Nutmeg powder to taste
  • red pepper flakes and salt to taste
  • Parsley leaves and fresh grated parmesan to garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pot, boil the Bavette (or any other pasta) in salted water, according to the instructions.

  2. While the pasta is boiling, fry the shrimps and butter in large skillet over medium heat for 4 minutes.

  3. Add cream, Parmesan, garlic, nutmeg, red pepper flakes, and salt to taste.

  4. When pasta is cooked to be al dente ( 8 mins for Bavette), drain it, put it back in the pot and add the other ingredients.

  5. Gently mix and serve, garnished with parsley leaves and parmesan if desired.

 

Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan Cheese Sauce: Easily done lunch under all circumstances.

 

 

 

 

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