“Fresh tomatoes and spinach, fresh herbs, and fresh mozzarella combine with shrimp and fettuccine for an easy summer dinner.” Fresh Tomato Shrimp Pasta – You must try this recipe.
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- 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
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
- 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.
- 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.
Per Serving: 651 calories; 28.5 g fat; 52.2 g carbohydrates; 43.8 g protein; 266 mg cholesterol; 357 mg sodium.
Recipe by: Lisa Nichols, Photo Credit: markusspiske (pixabay)