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Quick and Easy Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5 people
Calories 261 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 30 raw shrimp
  • ½ lb angel hair or any pasta you may like
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 leaf basil chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch salt more to taste
  • pinch black pepper more taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package or just bring to a boil about 6 cups of water in a medium pot, with a teaspoon of salt. Add the pasta to the boiled water and cook until pasta is completely ready- al dente. Drain. 
  • Clean the shrimp and take off the tails (optional). Toss with extra virgin olive and juice from a lemon.
    Quick and Easy Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add shrimp and saute each side for 2 minutes, or until cooked. Transfer the shrimp to a plate and set aside.
    Quick and Easy Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
  • In the same pan add diced tomato, minced garlic and chopped basil with a pinch of salt and pepper; saute for 3 minutes. Stirring occasionally. 
    Quick and Easy Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
  • Reduce heat, and add shrimp and pasta back into the skillet. Give it a gentle toss and serve. Garnish with extra fresh basil (optional).
    Quick and Easy Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

Notes

Nutritional facts are caculated with Angel Hair pasta, other kind of pasta the nutritional facts may be different. 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 52mg2%
Potassium 210mg6%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 303IU6%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword basil, dinner, easy, garlic, italian, lemon, lunch, olive oil, pasta, quick, shrimp, spaghetti, tomato, tomato sauce
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