Creamy Tomato and Shrimp Risotto

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combine shrimp with spices and olive oil, set aside

mince the garlic

finely chop the onion

finely chop the celery

heat oil and butter in a large pan

place shrimp in a single layer

sear, 1 minute per side

remove from skillet

add garlic and onion, cook for 2 minutes

add celery, cook for 2 minutes

add rice, cook until toasted 2 minutes

add white wine, cook for about 2 minutes

add broth, 1 cup at a time

stir until almost, completely absorbed

keep adding broth, stir frequently

cook until the rice is al dente

add puréed tomatoes

stir in tomato paste

add cream cheese with fine herbs

finish off with basil and black pepper

add shrimp, heat until warmed through about 1 minute