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Shrimp Pasta in Tomato Cream Cheese Sauce Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 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


  • Arrange the cooked spaghetti in a serving plate. Set aside.
  • Heat a cooking pot then pour-in olive oil
  • When the oil is hot, saute the onion.
  • Pour-in crushed tomato and stir. Let boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Put-in the thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir.
  • Add the cream cheese and stir thoroughly until melted. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Put-in the shrimp and cook for 3 to 5 minutes more.
  • Turn-off heat then pour the sauce over the pasta.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g