Spaghetti Aglio E Olio – with Herb Shrimp and oven roasted tomatoes

Drooling much?

Midweek calls for simple lunch recipes that are quick yet delicious. So, I whipped up this Spaghetti Aglio E Olio with Shrimps and Oven Roasted Tomatoes in under 30 mins with simple pantry ingredients

Aglio E Olio pasta base is an infusion of Garlic and Chilly peppers with olive oil. Spaghetti, aldente is tossed in this beautiful aromatic oil and then lots of chopped Basil/Parsley is added to enhance the flavour freshness, topped with some parmesan. You can always choose to add your choice of protein, I added some herb Shrimps and Oven Roasted Tomatoes

Enjoyed it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc and there, had myself a blissful,
Shrimply Delicious Wine Wednesday! Let’s dive into making this simple recipe

You’ll need:
150 gms Spaghetti, cooked till aldente
2 tbsp Olive oil @bertolli_us

10-15 thawed frozen Shrimps
1 Medium Tomato – deseeded, seasoned with salt, pepper, Italian herbs, sugar and ½ tbsp olive oil and roasted in the oven for 20 mins at 425F (preheated)
8-10 leaves Basil
3-4 cloves Garlic thinly sliced
1 tsp Red Chilly flakes
Herb mix

Parmesan @trestellecheese


Lets start by heating a pan on medium low flame. Now add 2 tbsp olive oil and let it heat for 30 secs. Now add sliced garlic, red chilly flakes and cook on low heat till the garlic is slightly brown, takes about 4-5 mins

Now add the cooked spaghetti and toss till the oil base completely covers the spaghetti

Add Salt, pepper and chopped basil

Toss again and take it off the heat on your serving plate

Now in the same pan, add the raw shrimps and cook on high heat for about 2 mins each side. Once the shrimps are nice and pink, add Italian herb seasoning and red chilly flakes and cook on low for another minute

Top the plated Spaghetti with Herbed Shrimps and Oven Roasted tomatoes. Also add some parmesan on top

Enjoy this easy peasy, heart winning recipe!

Under 30 mins recipe that’s heart winning!

Published by thekaritales

Self taught homecook, foodstylist, recipe developer, foodie, explorer and a media professional

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