Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

pasta shrimp in tomato sauce

Ingredients

  • 31-33 shrimp 
  • 1/2 pound angel hair (or any pasta)
  • 1 big tomato
  • 1 stem basil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

pasta shrimp in tomato sauce

Directions: 

  • Clean shrimp, take the tails off too (I did it later).
  • Combine 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil and juice from 1/2 lemon with shrimp.

pasta shrimp in tomato sauce

  • In a saucepan, cook 1/2 pound of angel hair according to the package.
  • Transfer shrimp with the oil into a pan. Sauté each side 2 minutes. Place the shrimp into a closed container.
  • In the same pan, add chopped tomatoes, minced garlic, chopped basil. Sauté for 3 minutes.  Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

pasta shrimp in tomato sauce

  • Add shrimp back into the pan with the tomatoes.
  • Add drained angel hair.

This recipe is a great weekday dinner meal. It is so simple, and has many healthy benefits.

pasta shrimp with tomato sauce

Items I used for pasta with shrimp in tomato sauce were the following: a bowl to marinate the shrimp, Pot to boil the angel hair, and Nonstick pan to sauté the  shrimp and tomato sauce.

Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

Servings: 8
Calories: 181kcal

Ingredients

  • 31-33 shrimp
  • 1/2 pound angel hair or any pasta
  • 1 big tomato
  • 1 stem basil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  • Clean shrimp, take the tails off too (I did it later).
  • Combine 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil and juice from 1/2 lemon with shrimp.
  • In a saucepan, cook 1/2 pound of angel hair according to the package.
  • Transfer shrimp with the oil into a pan. Sauté each side 2 minutes. Place the shrimp into a closed container.
  • In the same pan, add chopped tomatoes, minced garlic, chopped basil. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Add shrimp back into the pan with the tomatoes.
  • Add drained angel hair.

Nutrition

Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2.6% | Vitamin C: 8.5% | Calcium: 4.5% | Iron: 5.4%
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