Treat Mom to a delicious homemade dinner this Mother's Day! Lucy Greer from Greer's Markets shares one of her favorite dishes, and it's easy to make, too!


  • 10 oz cheese tortellini
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, grated or finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp. creole seasoning, divided
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


Bring a pot of water to a boil.

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp and 1/2 tsp. creole seasoning. Cook for 3-4 minutes until almost cooked through. Remove to a plate.

Add heavy cream, garlic, and 1/2 tsp. creole seasoning to the same skillet. Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and add Parmesan cheese. Stir until melted.

Cook tortellini in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain.

Add hot pasta to cream sauce. Return shrimp to the pan. Turn heat to low and cook for 1 minute until shrimp is heated through. Serve immediately.


  • Greer's Markets and Catering (multiple locations)

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  • *Greer's now offers online ordering with free store pickup at several of its markets!
  • *Greer's also offers grocery delivery online through Instacart!

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