- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
- In a large skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute or until crisp-tender. Add the tomatoes, broth, basil, oregano and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Add the shrimp to the tomato mixture; cook for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain pasta; toss with shrimp mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Reviews for Italian Shrimp and Pasta
"Good concept....but needs some tweaks. 1). Use csnned diced tomatoes with Basil, Oregano,&Garlic already in the tomatoes. This change alone makes a big difference....( but I use Delmonte brand and NOT Hunts brand...just a personal taste choice ) 2) Saute 1 medium shallot till softened. Add in Garlic....more like 3 cloves. Then add in 1/ 8 th to 1/2 t. red pepper flakes 3) For a thicker sauce add in a few tablespoons to 1/2 C. your fav tomato sauce. See also Pasta Alla Betsy ..pioneerwoman.com.. ( 16 minute meals). or on food network.com for similar and better recipie.. Finally add in some parm cheese. I still use the herbs listed...just a bit more. alsoI add fesh Basil and a little fresh flat leaf parsley chopped at the end."
"It was kinda quick and easy but no pizzaz. No flavor. Those were actually my wife's comments when I made it and I agree with her. I won't be making this again."
"Great recipe. I added a little pesto to the sauce for extra flavor."
"Liked the flavors. We liked the thin sauce for a change. I find some sauces overpower the other ingredients."
"Easy and delicious. Previous reviewers are right in saying the sauce is very runny. I tried leaving out the chicken broth and just adding bouillon granules. Really tasty, although still runny. You might try a previous reviewers idea of substituting a can of tomato past for one of the cans of diced tomatoes."