Olive Garden Shrimp Pasta Recipe (Copycat)

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 16, 2020 Modified: July 13, 2021
Olive Garden Shrimp Pasta Recipe (Copycat)

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!

How To Make Olive Garden Shrimp Pasta (Copycat)

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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: 1 hr
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins
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  • 1 lb shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • ¾ lb fettuccine, spaghetti, or angel hair pasta, cooked and cooled
  • 2 tbsp 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

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


  1. Prepare your marinated tomatoes first. Combine tomatoes with basil, olive oil, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.

  2. Set aside for 1 hour to marinate.

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

  4. Melt the butter into the same skillet. Add garlic and onions. Saute until translucent.

  5. Deglaze with white wine and reduce briefly.

  6. Add your cream and parmesan cheese. Bring this to a simmer.

  7. Add your cooked shrimp and pasta. Toss to combine.

  8. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  9. Transfer your creamy shrimp pasta into a servingware of your choice. Spread out your marinated tomatoes on top and around the pasta. Serve with roughly 1 tablespoon of marinated tomatoes per serving.

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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!



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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