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Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta With Shrimp Recipe – Dairy Free & Gluten Free Deliciousness

Impulsive Culinarian’s Dairy Free & Gluten Free Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta With Shrimp & Fresh Herbs Recipe


  • 1 pound Raw Shrimp, size 26-30, peeled & thoroughly cleaned
  • 1 bunch of Asparagus
  • 8 ounces of Long Gluten Free Pasta (Linguine, Spaghetti, or anything you like)
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • 4 ounces White Dairy free Cheese, grated
  • 3 tbsp Dairy Free Margarine
  • 4 Shallots, thinly sliced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup White Wine
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 4 tbsp chopped Fresh Oregano
  • 2 tbsp chopped Fresh Basil


  • Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil
  • While water is heating, thoroughly clean the raw shrimp and rinse with cold water
  • Pat the shrimp dry with paper towel
  • Season the shrimp with salt & pepper, cover & refrigerate until needed
  • Trim the woody ends off your asparagus stalks and discard
  • Trim the asparagus tips off and set them aside until needed
  • Once the water is boiling, add the remaining asparagus stalks to the boiling water and blanch until tender, around 5 minutes
  • Carefully remove the cooked asparagus stalks with a slotted spoon and transfer them to a food processor
  • Add pasta to the boiling water and cook as per package instructions
  • Add coconut milk to the food processor and blitz with the cooked asparagus until smooth
  • Transfer the creamy asparagus mixture to a medium sauce pan, cover and set over medium-low heat
  • Chop the fresh herbs and set aside
  • When pasta is cooked, drain and transfer to a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process and prevent it from becoming a sticky mess
  • Add shredded cheese to the asparagus cream mixture, raise the heat to medium and stir frequently until the cheese is completely melted
  • Season with salt & pepper, reduce the heat to minimum, then cover and let simmer until needed
  • Warm a large non-stick skillet over medium heat
  • Add margarine & shallots to the skillet and saute until softened, around 4 minutes
  • Add garlic to the skillet and saute for an additional minute
  • Add shrimp to the skillet and saute until just cooked, flipping as needed to ensure an even cook through each shrimp, around 2 minutes
  • Temporarily remove skillet from the heat, transfer cooked shrimp to a clean bowl, cover to keep warm and set aside
  • Return skillet with garlic and onions back to the medium heat
  • Add asparagus tips and white wine to the skillet
  • When the wine has reduced (around 3 minutes), add the lemon juice
  • Add warm cheesy asparagus sauce to the skillet and stir to combine
  • Drain pasta and add it to the skillet
  • Add fresh herbs to the skillet
  • Return shrimp along with any drippings back to the skillet
  • Gently fold everything together
  • Correct the seasonings if necessary, remove from heat and serve immediately
Dairy Free & Gluten Free Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Shrimp & Fresh Herbs
Dairy Free & Gluten Free Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Shrimp & Fresh Herbs

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About me: My name is Paul Thibault, an impulsive home chef developing delicious gluten free recipes for family and friends regardless of their allergen restrictions or dietary limitations, visit the About Page to learn more.