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.
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.
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.
Reduce heat, and add shrimp and pasta back into the skillet. Give it a gentle toss and serve. Garnish with extra fresh basil (optional).
Nutritional facts are caculated with Angel Hair pasta, other kind of pasta the nutritional facts may be different.
Pasta with Shrimp in Tomato Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 303IU6%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.