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Sunday, January 23 2011


  • 8  ounces  dried whole wheat or 50 percent whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 12  ounces  medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 2  14-1/2-ounce cans  no-salt-added whole tomatoes with juice, coarsely chopped
  • 3  tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 1  tablespoon  chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1  tablespoon  chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1  tablespoon  drained capers
  • 1/4  teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  •     Chopped fresh basil (optional)


In a medium saucepan cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp and garlic and cook until the shrimp are opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Transfer the shrimp mixture to a bowl and set aside.

Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, capers, and red pepper flakes to the large pan. Bring to a simmer and cook 10 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally. Return the shrimp mixture to the pan and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. 
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