Tomato, Basil and Shrimp Angel Hair Pasta

Aug 13, 2020

Yield: 4 servings


12 oz. dried angel hair pasta or spaghetti
Olive oil, divided use
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 lb. uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and rinsed
4 cloves garlic, minced
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
12 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper to taste (optional)
Grated or shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta in large pan of boiling water as directed on package; drain. Return pasta to pan. Toss with just enough oil to evenly coat pasta.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add tomatoes; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add shrimp, garlic and crushed pepper; stir. Simmer 5 minutes or until shrimp are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat.
  4. Stir basil into shrimp mixture.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  6. Serve topped with prepared sauce and cheese.

Substitute: Substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves for the sliced fresh basil.

Beverage Pairings

Consider these tasty beverage treats to add a little pizazz to your table:

  • For all ages: Sprite
  • For adults: Stella Artois


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