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.

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 migh 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.

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

Shrimp pasta in tomato cream cheese sauce

Shrimp Pasta in Tomato Cream Cheese Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 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

Cooking Procedure

  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!

Number of servings (yield): 4

  
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Comments

  1. 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.

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

  3. jun alejo says:

    wow and dali lang nito gawin, ill definitely try this one…thanks for the recipe.

  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. 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.

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

  7. 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.