Skip to main content
coupon codes
Best Meals 



Send a Meal Blog

Tuesday, April 10 2012

Shellfish is always a popular combination in a pasta recipe which includes sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic. Add broccoli florets to round out this quick-and-easy meal.


Spicy Shrimp Pasta
Recipe from 
Servings: Serves 4.
Total Time: 20 mins
     oz.  dried angel hair pasta
     cups  fresh broccoli florets
     6.5-oz. jar  sun-dried tomato strips with Italian herb packed in oil
       shallots, finely chopped
     lb.  frozen, peeled, and deveined shrimp with tails, thawed and drained
    1/4  to 1/2 tsp.  crushed red pepper
    1/4  cup  snipped fresh basil

In 4-quart Dutch oven cook pasta with broccoli according to pasta package directions. Drain; return to Dutch oven. Cover to keep warm.

Meanwhile, drain tomatoes, reserving oil. If necessary, add olive oil to equal 1/4 cup. In extra-large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add shrimp and crushed red pepper; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes; cook and stir 1 minute more or until shrimp are opaque.

Toss shrimp mixture with cooked pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle additional olive oil. Transfer to serving bowls. Sprinkle snipped fresh basil. Serves 4.
Nutrition information
Calories 526, Total Fat 19 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat 12 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 172 mg, Sodium 394 mg, Carbohydrate 55 g, Total Sugar 3 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 34 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 141%, Calcium 12%, Iron 28%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
Posted by: Send a Meal AT 09:52 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email

Post comment
Email Address

(max 750 characters)
* Required Fields
Note: All comments are subject to approval. Your comment will not appear until it has been approved.