Farfalle Pasta with Shrimp

Quick and delicious mealthe whole family will love it!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 5 / preparation time: 25 minutes



1 lb. farfalle pasta (bow-tie)

1 tbs. olive oil

2 diced garlic cloves

2 diced tomatoes, peeled and seedless

1 lb. shrimp

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1 tbs. butter

salt and pepper to taste

chopped parsley and/or green onions (to taste)

shaved parmesan cheese to garnish



1 – Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce.

2 – In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil and put the garlic.

3 – Add the peeled tomatoes, a pinch of salt and mix well. Cook until tomatoes are almost melted.

4 – Add the shrimp, stir, and cook for about 4-5 minutes (depending on shrimp size).

5 – Add the cooked pasta, mix well, and adjust the seasoning (salt and pepper). Add 1 tablespoon of butter and cook for 2 minutes.

6 – Turn off the heat and put the cherry tomatoes and parsley/green onions.

7 – Garnish with parmesan cheese and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • For a creamier sauce, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of cream cheese or heavy cream.
  • Add mushrooms or canned heart of palms to the recipe.


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