Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomato Spaghetti

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

One of steve conant's recipe's, this is simple and delicious.

Top Review by NorthwestGal

This was only OK for me (because it was rather bland tasting), but the rest of my family thought it was pretty good. The only trouble I had in cooking it was that crushing the tomatoes in the pan just caused them to squirt all over the counter. So if I make this again, I'll slice the tomatoes in half lengthwise before cooking (and avoid the extra clean-up).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, cook the bread crumbs in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Scrape the bread crumbs onto a plate.
  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti until just barely al dente. Drain the spaghetti, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large, deep skillet, combine the remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil with the shrimp, tomatoes, garlic, rosemary and crushed red pepper. Add the spaghetti and the reserved cooking water to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook over moderately high heat, tossing the pasta and lightly crushing the tomatoes, until the sauce is slightly thickened and the shrimp are cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  4. Transfer the spaghetti to bowls, sprinkle the bread crumbs on top and serve.

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