amazing 10 minute creamy garlic shrimp pasta

amazing 10-minute creamy garlic shrimp pasta
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Minimal Ingredients, minimal time effort but maximal delicious that’s the motto for this amazing 10-minute creamy garlic shrimp pasta.

Ingredients for the amazing 10-minute creamy garlic shrimp pasta

  • Pasta.

    You are free to use your favorite Pasta. I love Fusilli or Penne for this creamy sauce.
  • Spinach.

    Fresh or frozen, you choose. I prefer lots of fresh spinach for this recipe. You can add as much as you want. The green leaf is a super healthy source of Vitamin A, C, Vitamin K1, Folic acid, Iron, and Calcium. Spinach also contains several plant compounds, such as Lutein, Kaempferol, nitrates, and quercetin. Each of those compounds can improve health, such as eye health, heart health, decrease the risk of cancer and chronic diseases, and many more. You can read more at
  • Shrimps.

    Tiger, Brown, White, and Pink Shrimp all work well. Frozen or fresh, it’s up to you. Let’s talk about some nutritional facts. Shrimps contain antioxidants, which may help your brain and heart, and fatty acids. They are high in cholesterol, which is considered as bad, although a study has shown that only a quarter of the population is sensitive to dietary cholesterol. Please buy high-quality shrimps, because many are low-quality farm-raised, and full of antibiotics. Therefore quality is key.
  • Garlic.

    The main flavor in this dish is that’s why we will need 4 garlic cloves. We keep it very simple with the Ingredients, this one is very important. The cloves bring the dish to the next level.
  • Onion.

    One big yellow onion for the perfect flavor. The classic combination of garlic and onion. It’s so good.

plate with creamy garlic spinach shrimp penne

plate with creamy garlic spinach shrimp penne

any tips?

  • Try to cook the pasta right in the beginning as the sauce won’t need much time.
  • The pasta can be stored for 3 days in the fridge, but I wouldn’t recommend leaving it longer than 3 days.
  • If you’re

    gluten intolerant

    use gluten-free pasta.
  • If you’re

    lactose intolerant

    use lactose-free heavy cream.
  • If you use frozen Spinach thaw it before cooking.
  • If you use frozen shrimps, thaw them before cooking. If not, the sauce will absorb the frozen shrimp water and manipulate the taste.
  • If you follow the steps you will not have a spicy garlic taste afterward. But if you want to feel garlic free afterward, eat fresh basil leaves. This really helps!

amazing 10-minute creamy garlic shrimp pasta

Preptime: 1min

Cooktime: 9min



Ingredients for the recipe:

1yellow onion
4garlic cloves
400gheavy cream
50gparmigiano reggioano
2tspblack pepper
olive oil
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  1. Put a pot with water and salt on a high level on the stove.
  2. Cook the penne or any pasta you like as per the instructions on the packaging.
  3. Peel the onion and garlic clove.
  4. Chop the onion.
  5. You can chop the garlic cloves or for a better flavor result stomp them with a mortar.
  6. Clean the shrimps with lemon and water and remove the dark vein on the back of the shrimp and remove it. If you’ve never done it before, there are plenty of how-to videos on youtube. You can buy already cleaned shrimp. Please still clean the shrimps with lemon and water.
  7. Dry the shrimps with a towel (paper towel).
  8. Put a pan on the stove.
  9. Put the stove on the medium-high level.
  10. Add a little bit of oil to the pan.
  11. Add the shrimps and salt. Fry them and toss them until they have a pink color.
  12. Add the chopped onion and saute for about 2 minutes.
  13. Add the minced or stomped garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  14. When the shrimps look crispy add the spinach and saute for 3 minutes.
  15. Add the heavy cream and black pepper.
  16. Put the lid on and let it cook for 3 minutes.
  17. Add the freshly grated parmesan.
  18. Add the cooked Pasta.
  19. ENJOY!

about me

Hi, welcome to my Food blog! My name is Coco. I’m 27 years old. You can call me the lucky one for marrying my soulmate, best friend and biggest cheerleader. My greatest blessing is being the mother of a beautiful girl and a baby boy. I spent the first 6 years of my life in the Dominican Republic. My family then moved to Germany, where I still live.


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