Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

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10Ingredients
25Minutes
520Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound shrimp (unccoked, remove shells, tails and veins)
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup red pepper (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces linguine (cooked al dente)
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    NutritionView More

    520Calories
    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat43% DV28g
    Protein57% DV29g
    Carbs13% DV38g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories520Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol225mg75%
    Sodium340mg14%
    Potassium340mg10%
    Protein29g57%
    Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium20%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(47)

    Bigelow 4 days ago
    Very yummy!!! I really liked the Cajun spice with the cream.
    Patti 3 months ago
    We absolutely loved this dish! Will make it again!
    Dennis Joseph 9 months ago
    Very tasty with a bit of kick. The noodles were a bit sticky though.
    M C 9 months ago
    It tastes really good, mine was spicy and creamy:P
    Just A Mom 9 months ago
    Great dinner! I would come down on spice and add shrimp at the last minute so it does over cook. But my family loved it and it’s a keeper recipe!😊
    Carine D. 9 months ago
    Loved this ! Didn’t have to modify much, would make this recipe again
    Marilyn 9 months ago
    Ok wasn’t over the moon about it
    Margaret 10 months ago
    We like spicy food so I added about a 1/4 teaspoon cayenne. It was absolutely delicious and easy to make. I've made this recipe twice ... the first time I used packaged shredded parmesan which did not melt properly. I discovered that the pre-shredded cheese is processed with a coating to prevent it from clumping together in the package. That coating affects the consistency of the melted cheese. Others may already know this but I stumbled across the fact through other recipe questions/answers and it was news to me. That said, I grated my own parm on the second try and it came out perfectly. Will definitely keep this recipe and make it again. It was really, really good!
    Patrice 10 months ago
    Very rich and tasty!
    Wilma F. 10 months ago
    Made this today doubled the recipe since I also cook for my daughter & spouse (retired grandma) my family absolutely Loved It,!!! Must make some again they already agreed Thank you for this recipe
    Rachel S. a year ago
    Awesome recipe. :) I followed the recipe to a “T”, with the addition of 1/2 tap of red crushed peppers to add some spice.
    DJ a year ago
    Very easy and very good. Family loved it.
    Niki Williams a year ago
    A-mazing. Perfect and the kids already asked if I will make it again tomorrow No modifications needed!
    Stacy Barnes a year ago
    Turned out great! My family really enjoyed it.
    Esther a year ago
    it turned out really good. although i didn't toss it as I wanted some leftovers and the sauce turns solid when it's refrigerated. i also added onion powder, red onions and garlic powder to add more flavor. definitely making again. family loved it
    Deveis a year ago
    It was delicious I would make it again
    Spicy and satisfying!
    Janea Morris a year ago
    It was really flavorful and delicious.
    Linda S. a year ago
    I made this for dinner tonight, hubby and I went back for seconds...YUMMO
    Samera a year ago
    Delicious!! I would definitely make it again!!
    Hazel Gomez a year ago
    it turned out sooooooo yummy... will definitely be doing this again!!! I added spinach and used Veggie Fettuccine!!! it was BOMB!!!
    Brittany J. 2 years ago
    Delicious! I omitted the red peppers, but this dish is definitely a new fave!
    Arvin 2 years ago
    It’s delicious! I made it for my family and everyone enjoyed it.
    Justine R. 2 years ago
    This is the kind of thing I can’t make anymore because it’s so delicious and so fattening. So yummy.
    Johnson 2 years ago
    Delicious! Perfect amount of seasoning and sauce was yummy, next time I’ll add more peppers 🌶 🔥
    Beatrice Onadeko 2 years ago
    Delicious! Added Cajun smoked sausage and fresh spinach. Cooked the sausage in the butter before I added the shrimp and added the spinach with the cream. Will definitely be making this again.
    Karina Diaz 2 years ago
    Very easy to make.. I didn’t put the red peppers and I love garlic , so I added a little bit more... Instead of linguini I used three cheese tortellini ( sorry hahaha I used what I had in my pantry).
    Dudley B. 2 years ago
    This recipe was very tasty even my family members that normally don’t like white sauce really liked this recipe. I look forward to making this pasta again.
    Raizza T. 2 years ago
    Could almost eat the entire pot! Loved the sauce. I replaced half the cream with milk to cut down the calories. Added capers, cherry tomatoes, and topped it all with dried parsley. Delicious!
    Tip Tip Alston 2 years ago
    4/5 Added tomatoes Used Milk and Butter for Sauce