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Olive Garden Shrimp Pasta Recipe (Copycat)


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This copycat Olive Garden shrimp pasta recipe tastes unique and phenomenal because of the combination of creamy alfredo sauce and the marinated tomatoes. Angel hair pasta is a good choice to use in light tomato or creamy sauces. It’s a perfect fit for this recipe since it has both the tomato and cream components. This, together with plump and juicy shrimp, makes it a perfect meal to impress your loved ones. Serve it with this prosciutto recipe as a side dish.

The recipe takes more than an hour to make, but every minute of waiting is worth it when you finally get a bite of this Olive Garden angel hair pasta. Cherry tomatoes are juicy and have a candy-like sweetness. And by using its marinated version for this meal, it would yield a rich and balanced flavor. You can never go wrong with this pasta dish!

This Olive Garden pasta with shrimp recipe comes with marinated tomatoes that bring a sweet and garden-fresh flavor to the rich creamy alfredo sauce.

Prep: 10 mins
Marinate: 1 hr
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 1 hr 40 mins


  • 1 lb shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • ¾ lb angel hair pasta, or fettuccine and spaghetti, cooked and cooled
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, unsalted
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • cup white wine
  • cup parmesan cheese, powdered or grated
  • 3 oz yellow onions, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt and ground white pepper, to taste

For Marinated Tomatoes:

  • lb cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Italian seasoning
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste


Marinated Tomatoes:

  1. Combine tomatoes with basil, olive oil, garlic, and Italian seasoning.

  2. Season with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.

  3. Set aside for 1 hour and let it marinate.


  1. Heat up oil in a wide skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimps and sear for roughly 3 to 5 minutes or until caramelized on both sides. Set aside.

  2. Melt the butter into the same skillet then add the garlic and onions. Saute until translucent.

  3. Deglaze with white wine and reduce briefly.

  4. Add your cream and parmesan cheese then bring this to a simmer.

  5. Add your cooked shrimps and pasta and then toss to combine.

  6. Season with salt and white pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  7. Transfer your pasta into a serving ware of your choice. Spread out roughly 1 tablespoon per serving of your marinated tomatoes on top and around the pasta. Serve!


  • Sugar: 4g
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  • Calcium: 302mg
  • Calories: 804kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 57g
  • Cholesterol: 364mg
  • Fat: 48g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Potassium: 414mg
  • Protein: 32g
  • Saturated Fat: 25g
  • Sodium: 910mg
  • Vitamin A: 1865IU
  • Vitamin C: 13mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

Can you make Alfredo sauce without Parmesan cheese?

You can still make an Alfredo sauce even without Parmesan by substituting it with other types of cheese like Gruyere and Mozzarella. If you don’t have any kind of cheese, then it’s okay to omit it totally.

What goes well with shrimp Alfredo pasta?

It’s nice to go the healthy route so we suggest that you pair this pasta with side dishes of colorful vegetables like asparagus salad, meditteranean tuna salad, and this broccoli recipe!

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Try this Olive Garden shrimp pasta recipe for your next get-together with your loved ones. The phenomenal taste of this dish will linger on everyone’s palate with just one bite!
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