Easy Fancy Shrimp Pasta


Serving 1-2; prep and cook time : 20 mins

Ingredients

  • shrimps x 18 pcs, 8 oz
  • heavy cream x 1/4cup
  • tomato x 1, chopped 
  • shallot x 1, chopped
  • white wine x 3/4 cup
  • tomato paste x 1 tbsp
  • fresh parsley x 1/4 cup chopped
  • parmesan cheese x 1/4 cup
  • whole wheat penne pasta x 1 cup

Preparation 

  1. boil pot of water, add pasta and cook for 10 mins or as the package instructs.  drain and set aside. 
  2. devein and peel shrimps.
  3. chop tomato and shallot.
  4. cook tomato and shallot in white wine for 5 mins, add shrimps and salt in the mixture.
  5. after the shrimps are cooked, add tomato paste, cream and, parmesan cheese and parsley in the mixture.
  6. taste the mixture and adjust portion of cream, cheese, salt, parsley and tomato paste according to your own taste. 
  7. pour mixture on cooked pasta.

Alternative : 

I have totally skipped the fresh tomato when I realized the safeway check out lady did not bag my tomato after I’m already home.  I added half chopped avocados along with the parsley after the shrimps are cooked in the pasta to add veggies in the dish.  It tastes great still. 

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