Linguine with Spicy Shrimp




We’re serious about the spice in this recipe. Whole-grain pasta and tender shrimp pair perfectly with a luxuriously rich, piquant sauce.




Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons olive oil

4 garlic cloves, smashed

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

2 teaspoons sun-dried tomato paste*

1 (14.5-ounce) can no salt added diced tomatoes

2 tablespoons white wine**

16 ounces bite-size shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped

4 ounces whole-grain linguine or spaghetti

black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Bring a large stock pot of water to boil, and prepare the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes. When the garlic starts to sizzle, stir in the sun-dried tomato paste.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, and cook over low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add wine and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add shrimp; cook just until shrimp turns pink.
  6. Remove the pan from heat and stir in the butter.
  7. Drain pasta and place in warmed serving dishes. Top with shrimp mixture and parsley.
  8. Serves 4 (1/2 c cooked pasta, 3 oz shrimp and 1/2 c sauce).