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Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp (Shrimp a la Pomodoro), is a quick & easy, light weeknight meal. The pasta finishes cooking in the sauce as does the shrimp.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pomodoro, Shrimp
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 379kcal


  • Two pans - one for the sauce and one for the pasta


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 shallots diced
  • ¾ lb Angel Hair Pasta in boiling salted water
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped fresh garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 large can diced tomatoes
  • 1.5 lbs. raw large shrimp peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil cut in chiffonade
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic Bread


  • Heat olive oil in large sauté pan
  • Sauté the shallots for about 2-3 minutes
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • While the shallots sauté, Cook pasta in boiling salted water
    Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp
  • Pasta should be cooked Al Dente. It will finish cooking in the sauce
  • Add garlic to the shallots and sauté about 1-2 minutes. Don’t let the garlic burn
  • Then add the tomatoes and bring sauce to a boil
  • Reduce the heat to a simmer
  • add Al dente pasta to pan and fold into the sauce
    Pasta Shrimp Pomodoro
  • add raw shrimp to sauce, cooking them about 2-3 minutes
    Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp
  • top with basil chiffonade and parm cheese
  • serve with garlic bread
    Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp



Finish cooking the pasta in the sauce


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 37.4g | Protein: 26.9g | Fat: 14.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.6g | Cholesterol: 180.7mg | Sodium: 716.1mg | Potassium: 232.4mg | Fiber: 6.6g | Sugar: 7.2g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 8.1mg
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