Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Basil


A delicious pasta dish with shrimp, basil, tomatoes, and garlic. Freshly grated Parmesan cheese makes it complete.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided

  • 1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta

  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic

  • 1 pound large shrimp - peeled and deveined

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of water and 1 tablespoon olive oil to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente; drain and rinse.

  2. Heat remaining olive oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic, stirring constantly, until the garlic is tender, about 1 minute. Add shrimp, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove shrimp and set aside.

  3. Stir in tomatoes, wine, parsley, and basil; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half, about 8 to 12 minutes. Add shrimp and continue cooking until the shrimp are heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Serve the shrimp mixture over the pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

    close up view of Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, garnished with cheese and Basil on a white plate
    Deb C

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

527 Calories
18g Fat
47g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 527
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 969mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 37mg 187%
Calcium 245mg 19%
Iron 14mg 75%
Potassium 869mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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