15 Simple Shrimp Pasta Recipes to Try This Summer

Easy Shrimp Pasta Recipes for Kids

If you’ve ever wanted to try making seafood dishes at home then these simple shrimp pasta recipes are a great place to start.

Somewhere in this list is the recipe your family will declare the best shrimp pasta recipe ever! Just take a look through and decide which one (or two or three) you want to make this summer.

If you've ever wanted to try making seafood dishes at home then these simple shrimp pasta recipes are a great place to start. Somewhere in this list is the recipe your family will declare the best shrimp pasta recipe ever! Just take a look through and decide which one (or two or three) you want to make this summer.

Simple Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Spicy Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Spicy Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Let’s start our collection with some deliciously spicy shrimp pasta recipes.

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

If you are just a little bit obsessed with Bang Bang sauce you need to check out this delicious Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta recipe. It takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and cook so it’s the perfect midweek meal!

Spicy Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce

This Spicy Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce is a fabulous spicy and creamy shrimp combo! If you have a gluten intolerance then you will be pleased to know that this recipe can be made with Tinkyada brown rice penne pasta.

New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Paula describes her New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Pasta recipe as “Simple. Full of Flavour. Impressive” which pretty much sums it up! The spice in this recipe comes courtesy of Worcestershire sauce and it’s so decadent you won’t even want dessert!

Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipes

If you love the tastes of the south you won’t want to miss out on these cajun shrimp pasta recipes!

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

If you do a lot of entertaining during the summer months you are going to love this Cajun Jambalaya Pasta recipe because paired with a white wine it’s an easy but elegant meal you can serve to your guests, and it doesn’t require you to spend hours in a baking hot kitchen! Hot and sweaty is not a good look when you’re entertaining right!

Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Do you grow your own veggies? If so then don’t miss this delicious Cajun Shrimp Pasta that will show all your brightly coloured vegetables off to their best. Of course if you prefer to buy your veggies from the store or the local farmer’s market this will still taste yummy!

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta

If your kids love sausage and pasta dishes this is the recipe for you to try and expand their horizons a little! This Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta uses smoked turkey kielbasa sausage, but if your family prefers their pasta hot and spicy you can use Andouille instead.

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipes

If garlic is your go to ingredient for comfort food you will love these garlic shrimp pasta recipes!

Shrimp, Spinach, and Tomato Pasta

If when you think “comfort food” you think pasta and shrimp you need to take a closer look at this Shrimp, Spinach, and Tomato Pasta recipe. It’s light and easy and while it might look gourmet it’s the perfect quick and easy midweek meal!

Garlic Shrimp with Chilli Pesto Pasta

This delicious Garlic Shrimp with Chilli Pesto Pasta dish includes a homemade chilli pesto so it’s a great excuse to put your Mini Prep to good use!

Pasta and Garlic Shrimp

Don’t you just love versatile dishes that can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion? This Pasta and Garlic Shrimp is perfect for lunch or a family dinner, then add a bottle of wine and break out your cutest dinnerware and fancy napkins and you’ve got a date night winner!

Creamy Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Creamy Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Looking for creamy shrimp pasta recipes that make great midweek meals with as little clearing up as possible? Here you go!

Garlic Parmesan Shrimp and Angel Hair

You probably already know that we’re huge fans of 30 minute dinners which is why this Garlic Parmesan Shrimp and Angel Hair dish jumped out at us! If you love Fettuccine Alfredo but find it far too heavy for a midweek meal then this is the perfect alternative. All the yumminess without the creamy pasta coma!

Creamy Shrimp Scampi

You have to love a recipe that only uses 5 ingredients, better yet this Creamy Shrimp Scampi dish only uses two saucepans, so there’s hardly any washing up to do!

Creamy Pesto Shrimp Pasta

If two pots is far too much cleaning up for you to contemplate on a busy evening then check out this Creamy Pesto Shrimp Pasta recipe, because it’s all made in just one pot! It’s a really easy way to make seafood at home, and because it takes less than 20 minutes to get dinner on the table you won’t mind adding it to your regular meal plan!

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Cold Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Cold Shrimp Pasta Recipes

If you’re looking for cold shrimp pasta recipes to take along to a summer pot luck or barbecue we’ve found three for you to put to the test!

Smoky Shrimp Pasta Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

How many BBQ invites have you already gotten this summer? If you’re looking for a dish to take with you to seriously impress your hostess then this Smoky Shrimp Pasta Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette is it! It’s especially good if you are absolutely not a mayo fan.

Almond, Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad

If you love your pasta salads made with balsamic vinegar and olive oil then check out this tasty Almond, Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad. If you’re a Feta cheese fan it could become your go-to lunch dish of the summer!

Garlic Lime Shrimp and Quinoa Salad

We’re “cheating” a little bit here because this shrimp salad is actually made with Quinoa rather than pasta, because it’s always good to stretch your horizons just a little bit right? You never know this Garlic Lime Shrimp and Quinoa Salad could become a new family favourite!


If you loved our collection of Simple Shrimp Pasta Recipes you will also want to check out our collection of Pasta Salad Recipes or our ever popular list of 30 Minute Dinners!

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If you've ever wanted to try making seafood dishes at home then these simple shrimp pasta recipes are a great place to start. Somewhere in this list is the recipe your family will declare the best shrimp pasta recipe ever! Just take a look through and decide which one (or two or three) you want to make this summer.