One Pot Pasta with Shrimps

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In today’s post I will show you once again a one pot pasta recipe, this time with shrimp & a creamy tomato sauce. As always, the recipe is super easy to prepare and is on the table within 25 minutes, making it ideal for a delicious pasta dish during the week.

I chose tagliatelle for this one pot pasta, but as always, all other types of pasta (e.g. penne or spaghetti) are working as well for this recipe. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: One Pot Pasta with Shrimps
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes with Shrimps, Fast Food, Simple Recipes, Pasta & Noodle Recipes, Seafood Recipes
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One Pot Pasta with Shrimps

One Pot Pasta with Shrimps

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 500 grams tagliatelle pasta (or any other pasta shape of your choice)
  • 300 – 400 grams shrimps (peeled & deveined)
  • 1 liter water
  • 250 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 200 milliliters cream
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 large onions
  • 1 – 2 red hot peppers
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • 50 grams Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian herb mixture
  • 1 handful basil leaves for garnish
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil for frying

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pan or pot with lid


…for One Pot Pasta:

Peel onion & garlic & chop finely. Core the peppers and cut into fine strips. Grate the Parmesan finely with a grater. Pluck basil leaves from the stem and set aside. Halve cherry tomatoes & set aside as well.

Then heat up a large pan with a dash of oil, add the prawns to the pan & briefly sauté for 1 – 2 minutes over medium heat, then lift out of the pan & set aside.



Next, add another dash of oil to the pan, add the onions, garlic and hot peppers to the pan & sauté for 2 – 3 minutes over medium heat while stirring occasionally.

Then add 500 grams of tagliatelle to the pan, also 1 can of chopped tomatoes, 1 liter of water, 200 milliliters of cream & 1 tablespoon of salt as well as Italian herbs, stir everything well and bring to a boil.

Allow to the pasta to simmer gently with the lid closed for about 10 – 12 minutes over low to medium heat, stirring occasionally from time to time, so that all ingredients are well distributed and nothing can burn to the bottom of the pan.

Cooking One Pot Pasta

Cooking One Pot Pasta

As soon as the tagliatelle are cooked & the liquid has almost completely absorbed, season the one pot pasta with freshly ground pepper to taste, also add the grated Parmesan cheese, 250 grams of halved cherry tomatoes & the prawns.

Then give everything a last good stir, pull the pan off the heat & spread the one pot pasta on deep plates and serve immediately garnished with some basil leaves. Have fun cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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