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Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Grab yourself a packet of Sassy Cajun Garlic Dip, milk and butter from T&R Dairy, shrimp from Pete and Clara’s or Anna Marie Seafood, and pasta from Costantini at market to whip together this deliciously creamy shrimp pasta! This recipe comes to us courtesy of Sassy Cajun Spices, and it is a shrimp-ly mouthwatering recipe with many key ingredients found at market.



  • 1 packet of Sassy Cajun Garlic Dip
  • 1 ½ cups Sour Cream
  • 2 cups Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • v½ stick of butter
  • 1-2 lbs raw shrimp
  • Pasta of choice


In a medium-sized pot, make garlic dip with mayonnaise and sour cream as called for on the package.

After the dip is made, put the pot on low heat and add 1 cup of milk, ½ stick of butter, and 1-2 pounds of raw shrimp.

Cook on low until shrimp are tender. Serve with your choice of pasta.


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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.