Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Pasta

Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Pasta

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  • s&p

  • 1

    lb penne

  • 2

    lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed

  • 4

    teaspoons olive oil

  • 2

    garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 3

    tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained

  • ½

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 3

    cans (14 oz) diced tomatoes in juice


1. Bring a pot of water to boil; add generous amount of salt. Cook pasta. Drain and return to pot. 2. Meanwhile, season shrimp with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over high heat. Add shrimp, cook until lightly browned on both sides and opaque throughout; 3 - 5 minutes. Transfer to plate 3. Reduce heat to medium; add garlic, capers, red pepper and tomatoes w/juice. Cook, stirring occassionally until tomatoes are softened and sauce thickens, 10- 15 minutes. Season w S&P. 4. Add sauce and shrimp to pasta; toss to combine and reheat over med-low if necessary


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