Creamy Garlic Shrimp with Pasta

This recipe is one that you are going to fall in love with immediately. It works well as a main dish and can also be used as a side if you choose.

8 ounces linguine, cooked according to package directions
1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 pound Shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp garlic, freshly minced
½ cup heavy cream
½ cup Parmesan Cheese, freshly grated
¼ cup Parsley, freshly chopped

Cook the pasta according to package directions
When ready to drain, reserve 1 cup of the water from the pan

In a skillet set on medium heat, melt the butter

Add in the Olive Oil

Gently place the shrimp in the pan and cook for one minute

Sprinkle the seasoning over the shrimp and flip the shrimp to cook for another minute or two until no longer pink

Set the shrimp on a plate and set to the side

In the same pan, add in butter and garlic, saute until fragrant

Add in the heavy cream and scrape the skillet bottom to deglaze

Add in the parmesan cheese and allow it to melt

Loosen the sauce up by adding a small amount of the pasta water until desired consistency

Taste the sauce and add more Old Bay, salt and pepper if needed

Add in the drained pasta and the shrimp

Stir to coat the shrimp and the linguine completely

Top with the freshly chopped parsley.

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