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One Pot Lemon Parmesan Shrimp Pasta - Family Fresh Meals
4.84 from 6 votes

Lemon Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

This Lemon Parmesan Shrimp Pasta is a fresh light recipe for Spring. The light creamy sauce complements your shrimp for a perfect family meal.
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  • 1 lb large shrimp - peeled and deveined, uncooked
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon - approx. 1 Tablespoon
  • Parsley, for garnish
  • 8 oz pasta of choice - cooked


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic and shrimp and saute, until the shrimp has turned pink and is cooked throughout, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp to a small bowl, and set aside.
  • Add whole milk to the skillet and whisk occasionally, bringing to a simmer. Whisk in cornstarch. Next, Stir in the Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning. Simmer until sauce thickens slightly, 2- 4mins. Add in the pasta and shrimp, stirring to coat.
  • Right before serving, drizzle the lemon juice over the whole skillet. Serve with a sprinkle of parsley.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 422kcal (21%)Carbohydrates: 40g (13%)Protein: 42g (84%)Fat: 12g (18%)Saturated Fat: 6g (30%)Cholesterol: 311mg (104%)Sodium: 1325mg (55%)Potassium: 376mg (11%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 6g (7%)Vitamin A: 345IU (7%)Vitamin C: 5.9mg (7%)Calcium: 583mg (58%)Iron: 3.4mg (19%)