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Shrimp Pomodoro

My husband and I have hectic schedules, so I’m always looking for fast meals that have special-occasion appeal. Shrimp with garlic, tomatoes and pasta is a winner. —Catherine Jensen, Blytheville, Arkansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 pound uncooked shrimp (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook until shrimp begin to turn pink, 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Add tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until shrimp turn pink, 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in basil, salt and pepper. Serve with spaghetti and cheese.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup shrimp mixture with 1 cup cooked spaghetti: 357 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 653mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein.

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  • Remenec
    Oct 9, 2017

    My family loved this recipe! It comes together quickly and tasted great with fresh basil from our garden. All my favorite ingredients-pasta, tomatoes, shrimp, and fresh herbs-were represented in this delicious dish!