Shrimp Fettuccine with No-Cook Tomato Sauce Recipe
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Shrimp Fettuccine with No-Cook Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Dressing pasta doesn’t get any easier than this. Chopped tomatoes and fresh basil come together in a light sauce that’s great with almost anything you decide to add to it--in this case, shrimp. —Sally Stiefvater, Pelham, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + standing Cook: 5 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + standing Cook: 5 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 5 medium tomatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package (16 ounces) fettuccine
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green onions, basil, garlic and 1 tablespoon oil; toss lightly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, cook fettuccine according to package directions. In a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir 2-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink; add to sauce.
  3. Drain fettuccine; transfer to a platter. Top with sauce; sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp Fettuccine with No-Cook Tomato Sauce in Taste of Home August/September 2012, p39

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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janetlutter 250346
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2016

"healthy, attractive, and very tasty. I will definitely make this again!"

hwalling 230753
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2015

"I used store-bought fresh tomato salsa from Festival, to save time and for a recipe for 2. It was more spicy."

desmma15 230176
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015

"Made this with regular spaghetti and mixed heirloom tomatoes; also added a bit more garlic and a small amount of white wine. Delish!"

Beloucattoo 125609
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2013

"I make this recipe all summer with our garden fresh tomatoes. Soooo good. I like to add a little extra garlic and some toasty bread to go with. One of our summer favs."

coletteotx 123076
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2012

"I felt it was easy and very tasty."

ttinker60 123066
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2012

"I nervously made this recipe for my meat and potatoes husband but he loved it - added a little more garlic and basil since my family loves that. I let the sauce marinate for about an hour too which I think melded the flavors wonderfully. I would definitely make it again."

lgaudet 152835
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"My family did not like this recipe at all. The shrimp had no flavor because it wasn't cooked in a sauce, the fettucine was dry and cooled off quickly because the sauce is at room temperature. The next day I made an alfredo sauce to try and make this recipe more palatable."

demccoy 195709
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2012

"No changes to his recipe...this is delicious! My husband and son really enjoyed it. I will definitely make it again."

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