Shrimp Pasta in Tomato Cream Cheese Sauce Recipe

Do you think that this dish looks yummy? C’mon, I’m sure you did. This pasta recipe does not only look good in the picture, it is also rich and flavorful too.

Shrimp Pasta in Tomato Cream Cheese

I shouldn’t have had posted this recipe yet because I am scheduled to work with my newest online project (watch out for it). After reading all your comments, I knew that this recipe should go out tonight. I don’t want you to just drool over an image. It’s better if you try the real thing.

The name of this dish might sound fancy and the image might look very appealing, but do not let those intimidate you. Want to know why? Well, this is a very simple dish that even beginners can perfect. If you have doubts, check the recipe and procedure below and be the judge.

Shrimp Pasta in Tomato Cream Cheese Sauce Recipe
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 4
    Prep time: 
    Cook time: 
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    • 1 lb spaghetti noodles, cooked according to packaged instructions
    • 1 lb shrimp; cleaned, head and shells removed
    • 1 medium onion, minced
    • 8 ounces cream cheese
    • 28 ounces (large can) crushed tomato
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • salt and pepper to taste
    1. Arrange the cooked spaghetti in a serving plate. Set aside.
    2. Heat a cooking pot then pour-in olive oil
    3. When the oil is hot, saute the onion.
    4. Pour-in crushed tomato and stir. Let boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
    5. Put-in the thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir.
    6. Add the cream cheese and stir thoroughly until melted. Simmer for 5 minutes.
    7. Put-in the shrimp and cook for 3 to 5 minutes more.
    8. Turn-off heat then pour the sauce over the pasta.
    9. Serve. Share and enjoy!

    Happy cooking everyone. Save some for me, would you?


    1. marivi navarro says:

      Thank you soo much panlasang pinoy, i enjoy trying some of your recipe, my husband and my son loved to eat. sooo happy that i found ur site. thank you and god bless.

    2. Hi Sir, can i ask if any cream cheese will do? like philadelphia cream cheese spread is ok? Thanks.

    3. Thanks for your recipes. My boyfriend is Lebanese and he is loving Filipino food now. I am more inspired to learn everything from here. God bless and more power.

    4. ameliacampos says:

      everytime you send recipe i always appreciate too much cause i learned how to cook and prepare it ni.cely and i learned also tips for good health thanks too much

    5. it looks delicious..i hope there is a video on how to prepare this food..

    6. One of the things I like about your recipes is the simplicity in preparation. Looking at the picture, you’ll think that the dish is pretty complicated. Thanks for posting this one.

      • Thanks for noticing that Donna Marie. I don’t want people to get intimidated to prepare a dish just because it looks fancy. There is always a simpler approach to everything.

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