Spaghetti with Shrimp and Spicy Tomato Sauce


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Active Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 3/4 pound thin spaghetti

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 2 dried red chiles, crumbled

  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, chopped

  • Salt

  • 1 pound frozen deveined medium shrimp—thawed, shelled and halved lengthwise

  • 1/4 cup shredded basil leaves


  1. Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Warm the oil in a saucepan. Add the garlic and chiles and cook over moderate heat until golden. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and cook for 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and basil and cook for 2 minutes. Barely drain the pasta and return to the pot. Add the sauce, toss and serve.


One Serving 587 calories, 17.8 gm total fat, 2.6 gm saturated fat, 71 gm carb.

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