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Bacon Shrimp Pasta

Blossom Lady
Apr 06, 2021 08:15 AM
Bacon Shrimp Pasta

This Easy Shrimp and Bacon Pasta Recipe is absolutely delicious! It is perfect for an easy dinner with friends but quick enough for a busy weeknight meal! I guarantee it will be a crowd-pleaser! It tastes like something you would get in a family run Italian restaurant, but you can make it at home in under 25 minutes! (or even quicker if you have an electric kettle!) Which is why I love this recipe!

It is special and elegant, but so simple to make! The choice of shrimp these days is fabulous, but it can be overwhelming. I like to buy frozen raw shrimp! It means I can keep them in the freezer and know I always have something quick for dinner. Ideally, go for 20-25 or 26-30 count, which gives a good serving of shrimp per person – between 8-12.

With just a handful of ingredients that most people have in the fridge and freezer, you can quickly and easily whip up this shrimp pasta for dinner! I don’t know about you, but shrimp pasta always feels just a little bit special!


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz spaghetti – see note 1
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine – see note 2
  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined – see note 3
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
Total Time:
25 minutes
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