Creamy Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta

This recipe for Creamy Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta is so delicious! And it’s so simple to make that you can have it ready in under 1 hour.


  • 1 lb shrimp (cooked and deveined)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • spaghetti noodles
  • fresh parmesan for garnish
  • fresh basil for garnish


  1. In a skillet on low-medium heat, melt the butter with the olive oil, and saute the onions and garlic until soft.
  2. Add the red pepper flakes, fresh basil, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, chopped tomatoes, white wine and salt and pepper.
  3. Cook until the liquid is reduced to half.
  4. While the tomato mixture is simmering, boil the spaghetti noodles according to the package directions.
  5. Once the tomato mixture is done simmering, add the shrimp, and cook until the shrimp have warmed through, just a few minutes.
  6. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer for a few minutes.
  7. Toss the tomato and shrimp sauce with spaghetti.
  8. Enjoy!

Keywords: shrimp pasta