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5 from 1 vote

Capellini Pomodoro with Shrimp

A delicious Italian dish with angel hair pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil, parmesan cheese and shrimp.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 621kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 12 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp , washed and patted dry
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 pounds Roma tomatoes , diced
  • freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves , chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 clove garlic. Cook for 1 minute. 
  • Add shrimp and saute for 3-4 minutes, just until barely pink on both sides (they will get cooked more later). Remove shrimp to a plate.
  • Add remaining 2 Tbsp olive oil and 2 cloves garlic to the same skillet. 
  • Add freshly diced tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, about 2 to 3 minutes. 
  • Add fresh ground black pepper, to taste. Add shrimp and fresh chopped basil. Cook for a few minutes longer, until shrimp is cooked completely.
  • Serve mixture over hot cooked angel hair pasta. Garnish with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.


Calories: 621kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 296mg | Sodium: 1089mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2315IU | Vitamin C: 37.5mg | Calcium: 358mg | Iron: 4.5mg