Fusilli with Shrimp Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Onions2 , finely chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
 Sun dried tomatoes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), soaked and chopped
 Tomatoes28 Ounce, crushed
 Vegetable stock1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shrimp8 Ounce, peeled and deveined
 Fresh basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Black olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Fusilli1 Pound

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1336 Calories from Fat 189

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 214.7 mg

Sodium 731.7 mg30.5%

Total Carbohydrates 211 g70.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 59 g118.1%

Vitamin A 74.6% Vitamin C 112.6%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 51.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot, boil water and blanch fusilli, drain, rinse and set aside.

2. In a non stick skillet, heat oil, add onion, garlic and sauté until soft. Add sun-dried tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, stock and bring to a boil, simmer until flavors have infused.
3. Add in the shrimps, basil, olives and simmer until shrimps are cooked. Season and allow to rest.
4. Now, add the cooked pasta to the sauce.

5. Serve hot in a pasta dish.