Fresh Tomato Shrimp Pasta

Fresh Tomato Shrimp Pasta

World Cuisine European Italian

Fresh tomatoes and spinach, fresh herbs, and fresh mozzarella combine with shrimp and fettuccine for an easy summer dinner.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 651
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 8 ounces dry fettuccine pasta
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 sweet onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, diced


  • 1   Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  • 2   In the container of a food processor, combine the garlic, onion and oregano. Pulse until finely chopped. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion mixture; cook and stir until fragrant and almost golden. Mix in the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes while the pasta is cooking, stirring occasionally.
  • 3   Mix in spinach until it wilts, then just before the pasta is done, stir in the shrimp. Cook until heated through. Toss with pasta in a large serving bowl, and mix in mozzarella cheese.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 28.5g 44%
    Saturated Fat 11.0g  
Cholesterol 266mg 89%
Sodium 357mg 14%
Potassium 628mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 52.2g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 15%
Protein 43.8g 88%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 2131IU  
Vitamin C 37mg  
Calcium 424mg  
Iron 7mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 14mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 86mg  
Folate 141mcg