Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

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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

    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat43% DV28g
    Protein57% DV29g
    Carbs13% DV38g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories520Calories from Fat250
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat250
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C20%

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


    Patti 2 months ago
    We absolutely loved this dish! Will make it again!
    Dennis Joseph 8 months ago
    Very tasty with a bit of kick. The noodles were a bit sticky though.
    M C 8 months ago
    It tastes really good, mine was spicy and creamy:P
    Just A Mom 8 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. 8 months ago
    Loved this ! Didn’t have to modify much, would make this recipe again
    Marilyn 8 months ago
    Ok wasn’t over the moon about it
    Margaret 9 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 9 months ago
    Very rich and tasty!
    Wilma F. 9 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. 10 months 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 10 months 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. a year ago
    Delicious! I omitted the red peppers, but this dish is definitely a new fave!
    Arvin a year 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.
    Mama Rissa 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
    Zach Hernandez 2 years ago
    Very easy to make and the cream sauce was easy to make because the instructions make everything flow nicely it was all done in one pan and a pot to make the pasta so I was happy about that and it was very good and tasty and didn’t take long to do