Seafood Marinara Pasta


This seafood marinara pasta is a little more elaborate than a basic marinara but still simple, quick, and relatively cheap. This recipe will feed 4 people who like to eat or 5 to 6 light eaters!

looking down at a large bowl of seafood marinara pasta
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 small red onion, minced

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme

  • 2 pounds mussels, cleaned and debearded

  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 lemon - cut into wedges, for garnish


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion; cook and stir until onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes.

  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in green onion and diced tomatoes; cook and stir until tomatoes have softened. Stir onion mixture into tomato mixture; add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, and thyme. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in mussels and shrimp, then pour in wine and lemon juice. Cover and increase heat to high. Cook until shrimp have turned pink and mussels have opened, discarding any that have not opened. Serve over pasta and garnish with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

878 Calories
17g Fat
104g Carbs
67g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 878
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 236mg 79%
Sodium 939mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 104g 38%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 67g
Vitamin C 40mg 201%
Calcium 204mg 16%
Iron 17mg 94%
Potassium 1623mg 35%

* 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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