Shrimp Fettuccine

Light and tasty, this is a good recipe for weekend lunch.


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 5 to 6

preparation time: 20 to 30 minutes



1 (12 ounce) package fettuccine pasta

1 ½ pound shrimp, peeled and cleaned

2 tbs. butter

3 minced garlic cloves

2 diced tomatoes

1 grated carrot

juice of 1 lemon

salt and pepper to taste

½ cup chopped parsley and/or chives



1 – Cook pasta according package directions. While pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce.

2 – Melt the butter in a sauté pan and add shrimp, salt, pepper and garlic. Cook for about 4 minutes (until shrimps become pink).

3 – Add tomatoes and carrots.

4 – Put the cooked pasta and mix well.

5 – Add lemon juice, parsley and chives.

6 – Prove the salt and pepper (adding more if necessary) and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • Use olive oil instead of butter.
  • Thyme or rosemary also are good seasoning for this dish.
  • If you like, add some black olives in the recipe.


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