Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a really simple dish to make and it's quite elegant.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Have pasta ready.
  2. In lg skillet, heat butter; add shrimp and garlic.
  3. Saute 4 minutes, remove shrimp from skillet.
  4. Add half and half.
  5. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Add shrimp, basil, cheese, pepper and pepper flakes.
  7. Pour sauce into a bowl; add pasta and toss well.


Most Helpful

I can't believe how good this recipe was. I got a couple of large bags of frozen shrimp and was looking for recipes to cook the shrimp with. My first recipe was this one and I am amazed how simple and how good it is. I used more garlic and a little less cream and it turned out great.

LEIGH HENDERSON October 24, 2002

Very yummy!! A great dish for entertaining. The sauce was very rich and creamy. The basil and garlic flavors are true standouts. A beautiful presentation. My family and I gave it 5-stars. Thanks Inez, you have another winner here.

Sunflower August 19, 2002

this recipe is great. I loved it after having a really long day- great comfort food.And really simple to make to boot! I will definitely make this one again and again. Thanks MizzNezz!

geishafrog March 12, 2003

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