Angel Hair Pasta With Basil & Shrimp Recipe

Angel Hair Pasta With Basil & Shrimp picture


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Uncooked dried angel hair pasta8 Ounce (Very Thin Spaghetti)
 Olive oil/Vegetable oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Finely chopped fresh garlic1 Teaspoon
 Raw shrimp1 Pound, shelled, deveined, rinsed (40 To 45 Medium Pieces)
 Canned italian-style tomatoes56 Ounce, drained, cut up (Two 28 Ounce Cans)
 Dry white wine/Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped basil leaves3 Tablespoon
 Freshly grated parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2282 Calories from Fat 629

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g108.5%

Saturated Fat 11.6 g57.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 702.6 mg

Sodium 4154.7 mg173.1%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.4%

Dietary Fiber 21.1 g84.3%

Sugars 45.5 g

Protein 140 g279.9%

Vitamin A 257.8% Vitamin C 227.9%

Calcium 147.3% Iron 98.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Prepare pasta according to package directions.
Drain; toss with 1 tablespoon oil.
Keep warm.
In 10-inch skillet add remaining oil and garlic.
Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until garlic is tender (30 to 60 seconds).
Add shrimp; continue cooking, stirring constantly, until shrimp turn pink (1 to 2 minutes).
Remove shrimp; set aside.
Stir in all remaining ingredients except Parmesan cheese.
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half (7 to 10 minutes).
Add shrimp; continue cooking until shrimp are heated through (2 to 3 minutes).
Serve over hot cooked pasta with Parmesan cheese.