Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Cream

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

My sister Sydney's recipe, this is lovely and elegant.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 12 inch frying pan over medium high heat combine oil and garlic.
  2. When hot (sizzle) add shrimp and cook, stirring constantly until opaque in center-no more than 6 minutes.
  3. Lift out shrimp and set aside.
  4. Add to pan onion, tomatoes, pepper, broth, booze, and cream.
  5. Boil on high heat, uncovered, until reduced to about 1 1/2 cups, around 10 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp and stir until hot.
  7. Meanwhile cook pasta in water until done-around 8 minutes.
  8. Drain well.
  9. Add to cooked sauce and toss lightly.
  10. Offer shaved cheese and basil at the table.
Most Helpful

Delicious. A quick, simple and elegant dish. I used linguine instead of the bow-tie. Use fresh basil if you can, it adds so much more flavor.

Sharlene~W May 02, 2002

This was SO delicious.. I couldn't get a hold of any vermouth, so i made it without it, and it was still really good. Thanx so much for posting this recipe!!

Ssmilesss August 26, 2002

Great flavours in this pasta dish, I used prawn meat in place of the shrimps. Its quick to make and easy too, will make this again.

Evie* June 17, 2002