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Shrimp Marinara

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Cook: 3-1/4 hours


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 19, 2022
Flavorful marinara sauce simmers for just a few hours. Right before mealtime, toss in the shrimp to cook quickly. Serve over hot spaghetti for a delicious weeknight dish that feels dressed up. —Sue Mackey, Jackson, Wisconsin
Shrimp Marinara Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 to 1 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 pound spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 9 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours.
  2. Stir in shrimp. Cover and cook on high 15-25 minutes, just until shrimp turn pink. Serve with spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 328 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 527mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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