Pasta with Spicy Shrimp and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add shrimp and sauté until pink, about 2 minutes.
  3. Using slotted spoon, transfer shrimp to medium bowl.
  4. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to same pot.
  5. Add shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, garlic, lemon peel, and crushed red pepper.
  6. Sauté until shallots are soft, about 4 minutes.
  7. Add canned tomatoes and simmer until sauce thickens, about 3 minutes.
  8. Mix in basil.
  9. Return shrimp and any juices to sauce; stir to heat through, about 1 minute.
  10. Meanwhile, cook pasta in pot of boiling salted water until tender, but still firm to bite.
  11. Drain.
  12. Add pasta to sauce.
  13. Toss over medium heat until sauce coats pasta.
  14. Season with salt and pepper.
  15. Transfer to bowl; top with cheese.
Most Helpful

Oh yum! This was a tasty, easy recipe that made for a lovely summer supper. I subbed bow-tie pasta instead of linguini. After 8 years of being posted, I'm glad I found it - thanks, Paula!

Linky July 11, 2011

Wow! This dish is one of the reasons why I could eat pasta everyday. I misread the ingredients, thought it was 1-2 tsps of crushed red pepper, so I used 1 teaspoon instead of 1/2. Turned out great! Can't wait to try this with fresh tomatoes instead of canned. Made for ZWT5

TheGrumpyChef June 12, 2009

Lovely Mediterranean flavored pasta with all my favourite things in it. Yum!

rosslare February 05, 2008