Creamy Tomato Shrimp Pasta

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 17, 2023
People love this creamy pasta and think it’s complicated, but jarred sauces make it so quick to prepare. It feels special enough for festive occasions. —Cassandra Gourley, Williams, Arizona
Creamy Tomato Shrimp Pasta Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 cups pasta sauce
  • 1 carton (10 ounces) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic and pepper flakes; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, 3-5 minutes. Stir in pasta sauce, Alfredo sauce, butter, salt and pepper; heat through.
  2. Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 554 calories, 30g fat (13g saturated fat), 188mg cholesterol, 1097mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein.

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