Who ya callin' shrimp? These shrimp and pasta recipes are simple, sure, but don't call them lightweights. Bright, lemony, creamy, buttery, spicy or herby—these quick and easy meals are super satisfying and anything but boring. Scroll down to find tonight's dinner!


Pasta Piccata

pasta piccata

It doesn't get any easier than this! This one-pot dish is a no-brainer for busy weeknights.

Poblano Cream Pasta with Shrimp

poblano cream pasta with shrimp

For a little Mexican-Italian mashup, try this creamy pasta dish. You'll want to put the poblano sauce on everything!

Spicy Saffron Shrimp Pasta

Spicy Saffron-Shrimp Pasta

Saffron and chives are all you need to take an easy bowtie pasta bowl to the next level.

Scampi with Yellow Tomatoes & Linguine

Scampi with Yellow Tomatoes & Linguini
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

Cooking with lemons? Don't limit yourself to juice and zest. Sliced super thinly and cooked until golden, these whole lemon wheels will take your dish to bright new heights.

Mixed Seafood Pasta Puttanesca

Mixed Seafood Pasta Puttanesca

Shrimp, mussels, anchovies — gang's all here in this special occasion dinner!

Light & Lemony Shrimp Pasta

Light & Lemony Shrimp Pasta

Don't skip the white vermouth in the sauce — it's the secret ingredient that will make your guests say, "yum, what is that?"

Thai Pesto with Rice Noodles & Shrimp

thai pesto with ride noodles shrimp

Thai basil, cilantro and mint hold hands in this Asian-inspired sauce.

Lemon-Tarragon Shrimp Pasta

Lemon-Tarragon Shrimp Pasta

Here's a tasty lesson in saving that starchy cooking water to make a great sauce.

Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash

Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash
Credit: Photography by Lucy Schaeffer

Gluten-free goodness! 

Linguine with Shrimp, Lemon & Feta

linguine with shrimp lemon feta

This one's sure to make it into your regular dinner rotation.

Try our Linguine Shrimp, Lemon & Feta

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai

Once you realize how delicious homemade Pad Thai can be, you can take the delivery guy out of the equation.

Jerk-y Shrimp & Mango Pasta Salad

Jerk-y Shrimp & Mango Pasta Salad
Credit: Photography by Lucas Zarebinski

This pasta salad is a jerk of art! (Sorry.)

Spicy Shrimp & Gremolata Linguine

spicy shrimp gremolata linguine
Credit: Photography by Andrew Purcell

Supper in one step for under $3! Put the ingredients in a single skillet and in 30 minutes, dinner's done.

Shrimp and Spaghetti in Coconut Broth

shrimp and spaghetti in coconut broth

This unique recipe makes three freezable dinners you can have whenever.

Leeky Linguine with Shrimp

Leeky Linguine with Shrimp
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

This recipe has Scandal star Tony Goldwyn's seal of approval!

Creamy Saffron Farfalle with Crab & Shrimp

creamy saffron farfalle with crab shrimp

Crab? Shrimp? No need to choose in this recipe!