Spaghetti With Chile Shrimps & Tomatoes

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This is another one of those quick pasta dishes that can be thrown together in mere minutes, yet is so tasty, it will become a family favorite. Adjust the amount of chilies to your own taste as the amount indicated in the recipe is just a suggestion.

Buon Appetito!
Deborah Mele 2011

Spaghetti With Chile Shrimps And Tomatoes

Sweet cherry tomatoes combined with shrimp create a delicious pasta sauce.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Pound Medium Shrimp, Cleaned & Deveined
  • 1 Pound Spaghetti
  • 1/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Large Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 3 Dry Hot Red Chili Peppers, Crushed (Or As Desired)
  • 4 Cups Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • 3 Cups Chopped Fresh Arugula or Spinach

Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water.
  2. While it is cooking, heat the oil in a small, heavy saucepan.
  3. Add the garlic and chili peppers and cook until sizzling but not browned.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook another minute or two until the tomatoes begin to soften.
  5. Add the shrimp, and cook just until they turn pink.
  6. Cook the pasta until it is al dente, then drain.
  7. Return to the pot, and add the shrimp mixture and chopped arugula or spinach.
  8. Mix well over medium heat until the chopped spinach or arugula has wilted.
  9. Serve.