Luxurious Shrimp Pasta in a Creamy Cheese Sauce

This Creamy Shrimp Pasta blends the succulent flavors of seafood with the rich, indulgent taste of a cheesy cream sauce, making it the perfect dish for any pasta lover looking to elevate their mealtime. Infused with the bold spices of Old Bay and the tang of lemon pepper, each bite offers a delightful zest that complements the creamy texture of the sauce and the firmness of the pasta.

Ideal for a busy weeknight or a casual dinner party, this dish proves that gourmet meals don’t have to take hours in the kitchen. Simple yet sophisticated, it brings together the best of the sea and comfort cooking, ensuring a memorable dining experience that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Full Recipe:


  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 20 to 30 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup pasta of choice
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • Olive oil for cooking
  • 1/3 cup water



  1. Prepare the pasta: Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cook the shrimp: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  3. Make the sauce: In the same skillet, melt butter. Stir in Old Bay seasoning, paprika, parsley, and lemon pepper. Add heavy cream and water, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens.
  4. Combine and serve: Stir in both cheeses until melted. Return pasta and shrimp to skillet, tossing to coat in the creamy sauce. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to blend flavors. Serve hot, garnished with extra Parmesan and parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes Kcal: 510 kcal per serving | Servings: 4

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