Pasta with Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Deborah Williams

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 458
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 64 g
Sugars 7 g
Fiber 5 g
Fat 10 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 628 mg
Cholesterol 115 mg


1 pound pasta, such as spaghetti
1 pound large peeled and deveined shrimp
Kosher salt and black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 jalapeño, chopped
1 24- to 26-ounce jar marinara sauce
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


Cook pasta according to the package directions.

Meanwhile, season shrimp with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the shrimp, turning once, for 2 minutes. Add jalapeño and cook for 1 minute.

Add the sauce and parsley and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve over the pasta.