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This Easy Spicy Shrimp Marinara Linguine will be on your table in less than 45 minutes and it tastes amazing! With the right amount of spiciness, this pasta will become everyone's favorite!
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Easy Spicy Shrimp Marinara Linguine

This Easy Spicy Shrimp Marinara Linguine will be on your table in less than 45 minutes and it tastes amazing! With the right amount of spiciness, this pasta will become everyone’s favorite! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 280kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Linguine
  • Marinara Sauce recipe below
  • 16 to 20 frozen cooked shrimp thawed
  • cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Chopped fresh basil

Marinara Sauce (see notes):

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 can 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon salt optional
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Prepare pasta according to package directions. Return to pan.
  • Meanwhile, for marinara sauce, in large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add chopped tomato, diced tomatoes, salt, if desired, thyme, basil, ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes and brown sugar. Stir to combine. Increase heat; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Blend sauce with immersion blender (or regular blender). Return sauce to saucepan; bring to simmer. Add Parmesan cheese; simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add thawed shrimp to sauce; heat through, about 2 minutes (do not overcook). Stir in parsley, thyme, garlic and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat. Toss with pasta. Serve immediately, sprinkled with chopped basil, as desired.

Notes

For spicier sauce, add additional crushed red pepper flakes, as desired. If desired, two cups prepared marinara sauce can be substituted for the homemade sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal