March Recipes

Spicy Creamy Shrimp Pasta

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Bowl of Spicy Creamy Shrimp Pasta
Hands On:
25 minutes
Total Time:
25 minutes


  • ½ (16-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee rigatoni pasta
  • 1 tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • 1 tbsp Hy-Vee unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • ½ (2-lb.) pkg. frozen shell on, easy-to-peel and deveined raw wild red Argentine shrimp, thawed, peeled and tail removed
  • ⅛ tsp coarsely ground Hy-Vee black pepper, plus additional for garnish
  • 2 tbsp Gustare Vita olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (17.6-oz.) bottle Gustare Vita vodka pasta sauce
  • 1 oz Soirée Asiago cheese, grated (¼ cup), plus additional shaved Asiago for garnish
  • ¼ cup Hy-Vee heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ tsp Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
  • Chopped fresh chives, for garnish
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Bring 4 qt. water to boil; add pasta and salt. Cook, uncovered, for 13 to 15 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Drain; reserve ⅓ cup pasta water. Set cooked pasta aside; keep warm.
Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant.
Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Season with ⅛ tsp. black pepper. Add oil to garlic butter in skillet; heat over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cherry tomatoes; cook for 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp reaches 145°, turning frequently. Remove shrimp; set aside. Cook tomatoes for 2 to 4 minutes more or until they begin to blister and split.
Add pasta and reserved ⅓ cup pasta water, pasta sauce, ¼ cup grated Asiago cheese, cream and cayenne pepper to tomatoes in skillet; stir to combine. Return shrimp to skillet; gently stir to combine.
To serve, transfer pasta mixture to a serving bowl. Garnish with chives and additional shaved Asiago cheese and black pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 7g 9%
Saturated Fat: 3g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 39mg 13%
Sodium: 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate: 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber: 1g 4%
Sugars: 2g 4%
Protein: 6g 12%

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