Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Shrimp Spaghetti Marinara


Shrimp Spaghetti Marinara
  •  tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1  onion, chopped
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes  (one 16-ounce can)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1  pound medium shrimp, shelled
  • 1 small package whole wheat spaghetti

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over moderately low heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds longer. Stir in the tomatoes, red-pepper flakes, water, parsley and salt. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook, covered, just until the shrimp are pink, about 4 minutes. 
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta according to package directions.
  3. Drain the pasta and toss with the tomato sauce and shrimp.

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