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Tomato & Basil Shrimp in Garlic Butter Sauce

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"A simple, elegant shrimp dish with fresh basil and tomato featuring a flavorful garlic butter sauce served over delicate angel hair pasta."
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20 m servings 799
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook angel hair in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain; keep warm.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir occasionally until shrimp are opaque and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a warm plate with a slotted spoon.
  3. Cook garlic in skillet, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Add remaining butter, extra virgin olive oil, tomato and basil. Stir in shrimp.
  4. Serve over cooked pasta and garnish with additional chopped fresh basil

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 799 calories; 62.2 36.1 26.1 297 864 Full nutrition

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2-21-2018 ~Simple enough as is, but I went about this just a little differently, which made it even MORE simple. Rather than cooking the shrimp first then removing it and setting it aside, I ju...

Delicious!! Quick and super easy to make. I used 1 lb of shrimp and kept the rest of the ingredients in the same amount. I topped it off with green onions and a sprinkle of a fresh Asiago chee...

Super simple to make, and so delicious! I used diced up cherry tomatoes and added a bit of cayenne (for the pepper). With my summer bounty of basil coming, we'll be making this one again for sur...

DELICIOUS!! I made this really quick for my husband one evening after work. I kept to the recipe and had no issues. On my birthday celebration everyone ended up iced in at our home (10 People)...

If you are looking for a fast and easy dish, you'll enjoy this. It works up so quick and has a wonderful fresh flavor. I topped it with a little parmesan cheese.

WOW, this is simple yet so elegant!!! I used cherry tomatoes and added in some scallions, this truly is an outstanding recipe!

My fam loved it. The recipe is very easy and I think it would allow for folks to add more vegetables, such as artichokes. I liked the clean taste that this recipe has. Keeper!!!

This was amazing!! I added spinach and artichokes and kept everything else the same, so good!!

Very delicious and simple pasta dish! I really enjoyed the garlic butter sauce with the fresh tomatoes. The shrimp were cooked perfectly and soaked up all of that sauce. It was a hit among the f...