Shrimp And Prosciutto Pasta For One

This Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta recipe is a quick and easy pasta dish loaded with shrimp chopped prosciutto, tomatoes, and garlic all simmered in wonderfully rich cream sauce.

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I’m so excited to share this bowl of Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta with you. It’s full of such fresh flavors and isn’t it pretty too?

My husband has been traveling for work a lot lately. Fortunately, this past trip is the last one he’ll be taking for a while. The only good part about EJ being out of town is that I get to create lots of recipes for one. 

Just because I’m cooking just for myself (and sometimes my daughter) doesn’t mean I can’t eat well, right?

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Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta Recipe | One Dish Kitchen

I like to think of pasta as a blank canvas. Think about it, the flavor of pasta is mild so it can provide the perfect base to add wonderful, vibrant flavors to.

This Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta is a simple dish with very simple ingredients but when the ingredients are combined, it’s magical.

Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta Recipe

I used bowtie pasta (farfalle) because that’s what I happened to have on hand. Just about any pasta will do here so use your favorite.

This is a single serving recipe so if you’re cooking for yourself, use about 1 and 1/2 cups of dried pasta. Cook the pasta in a little salted water, drain it and set it aside.

For the sauce and shrimp, begin by warming a little olive oil in a skillet.

Then, add garlic, shrimp, and chopped prosciutto and sauté for a few minutes.

Next, pour in a little white wine and allow it to simmer. If you don’t want to use wine, chicken broth is a great substitute.

Finally, stir in a little cream and some shredded Parmesan cheese and that’s it.

Mix in the pasta and you’ve got a fabulous meal.

I like to add a few sliced cherry tomatoes which added a fresh touch.

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Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta Recipe

Flavor packed Shrimp and Prosciutto Pasta - this single serving recipe is loaded with plenty of shrimp and chopped prosciutto simmered a rich and creamy sauce.|

Shrimp And Prosciutto Pasta For One

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Main
Keyword: pasta
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 762kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1 1/2 cups bowtie pasta (or use your favorite pasta)
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped prosciutto
  • 1/2 cup peeled and deveined shrimp (about 10 medium-sized)
  • 1/4 cup white wine , or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes , chopped


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic, shrimp, and prosciutto and saute over medium heat for about 3-4 minutes, until shrimp are pink.
  • Add the wine (or chicken broth) and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the cream and the cheese and heat stirring until the cheese is melted.
  • Gently fold in the cooked pasta.
  • Garnish with tomatoes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 762kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 266mg | Sodium: 932mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 29.1% | Vitamin C: 24.9% | Calcium: 42.8% | Iron: 18.1%
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The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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46 thoughts on “Shrimp And Prosciutto Pasta For One”

  1. Cyndi - My Kitchen Craze

    This looks amazing!! I love the prosciutto and shrimp together. Wish I had a bowl right now. Looks so refreshing!! Yum!!

  2. Julie @ Texan New Yorker

    Your puppy sounds adorable, but hopefully he’ll calm down soon, lol!

    This pasta dish looks great, I love combining shrimp and prosciutto (or bacon, or pancetta….)

  3. warren @ blog to taste

    Yes to recipes for one! I was immediately drawn to this recipe for that very reason. This looks absolutely delicious!

  4. I love simple pasta dishes and anything with shrimp is on my “must try” list for sure. I’m often cooking for just two of us, so this recipe is a great template (doubled) if we don’t want leftovers.

  5. That’s so awesome that you cook when he’s gone, at my house I whip out the frozen chicken fingers ;). This pasta looks amazing!

  6. I haven’t cooked much with Prosciutto but I am willing to try it:) This recipe looks amazing and shrimp is one of my favorite ingredients.

  7. This recipe looks delish & doable for me :)! Can’t wait to try it, have Pinned it! I’m over at
    Love your site!

  8. heather @french press

    I don’t get too many dinners alone, but this would be a great way for me to up my lunch game for sure!

  9. Lora @savoringitaly

    How wonderful to have this perfect pasta dish just for one! It looks so easy to to put together and I may have to double the recipe for leftovers!!

  10. This looks so good and a dish I will definitely try. I love pasta and shrimp. My husband travels a lot too so when I read this I thought this would be a great dish for me to make. Thanks for sharing.

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