Garlic Butter Shrimp and Pasta

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This is for my friend, Daisy!


Serves: 4


  • 1 cup of pasta (I used thin spaghetti)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12-16 ounces extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup low fat shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded parmesan cheese for garnish


Prepare pasta according to package.

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.

Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Stir in the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes, or until they turn pink, stirring frequently.

Add prepared pasta to skillet and mix until well combined.

Add the cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper; mix and stir 1-2 minutes, or until creamy and heated through.

Remove from heat.

Garnish with parmesan cheese.

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