There are so many creations of Mafaldine pasta recipes. Well, it is known that mafaldine has a unique shape.  Regarding the pasta, it will give you tasty food just like the other pasta. As mentioned before, there are many recipes for this dish.

Here is given one of mafaldine pasta recipes with lemon and shrimp. The combination from three main ingredients gives a great experience for your palate. Let’s find out more how to make mafaldine pasta.


  • 1 pound mafaldine pasta
  • 1 pound shrimp, the large ones
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp butter, the unsalted one
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp red-pepper flakes
  • 1 minced shallot
  • ¼ cup of crème fraiche
  • Coarse salt
  • ½ cup of dry white wine


Cooking Instructions:

  1. Remove the shells and heads of the large shrimps and reserve them. Slice each of them in a half then refrigerate them.
  2. Over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter in a sauté pan. Put the shrimp shells and heads as well as tomato paste into the pan and stir them.
  3. Cook for about 2 minutes until you see the shells turn into pink. Pour ¼ cup of dry white wine into the pan and cook it until reduced in approximately one minute.
  4. Pour 4 cups water and let it to boil and simmer for about 30 minutes. Prepare a sieve and strain the shrimp stock.
  5. The next step in mafaldine with shrimp and lemon recipe is to boil water. Prepare a large pot of water and add salt. Let’s cook the pasta for 2 minutes less than instructed on its package. During last 5 minutes, add lemon slices and drain them.
  6. Melt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter over medium heat. Put the minced shallot and pepper flakes. Cook and stir them. You need only 1 minute.
  7. Now, cook the shrimp until it gets pink color.
  8. In pan, add the remaining wine and shrimp stock. Simmer for about 2 minutes. Add crème fraiche and whisk them.
  9. You can add pasta and some slices of lemon. Remove the heat and serve it.

This recipe is for 6 servings. You can cook more by adding the ingredients. Mafaldine which has scalloped edges will be a good sight on your plate. This one is a must-try-recipe. Therefore, just prepare the ingredients now to make the delicious mafaldine pasta recipes.


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