Spaghetti with Tomatoes & Shrimp

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Shrimp
Photo: Marty Baldwin
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 8 ounce dried whole wheat or 50 percent whole wheat spaghetti

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 12 ounce medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added whole tomatoes with juice, coarsely chopped

  • 3 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 tablespoon drained capers

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • Chopped fresh basil (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp and garlic and cook until the shrimp are opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Transfer the shrimp mixture to a bowl and set aside.

  3. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, capers, and red pepper flakes to the large pan. Bring to a simmer and cook 10 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally. Return the shrimp mixture to the pan and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

324 Calories
6g Fat
46g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 324
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 372mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 26g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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