Basil Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

Basil highlights this delectable shrimp and pasta dish.
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  • 8 ounces pasta, such as penne
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Basil Leaves
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese or crumbled goat cheese (chèvre)
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
10 mins
15 mins

1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well.

2. Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet. Pour cream into skillet. Add basil; bring to boil, stirring gently. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Add shrimp, cheese and pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute or until heated through.

3. Place pasta in warmed serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture; toss lightly. Serve with additional cheese, if desired.

Test Kitchen Tip: Try this recipe with scallops as well.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 612 Calories
Fat: 31 Grams
Protein: 37 Grams
Cholesterol: 254 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 47 Grams
Sodium: 457 Milligrams

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