Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta is an easy and healthy shrimp pasta recipe. It's great for busy weeknights but full of flavor and sure to impress guests! #shrimppasta #shrimpmeals #shrimppastarecipe

Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: shrimp pasta, tomato basil pasta
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 511 kcal
Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta is a deliciously easy and healthy shrimp pasta recipe. It's full of flavor but quick and simple to make!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion , chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon whole fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 pound large shrimp , peeled
  • 30 ounces diced tomatoes , canned and drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves , packed and hand torn
  • Pecorino cheese , for garnish
  • Pasta of choice , cooked


  1. Heat olive oil in a large, wide skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes, until starting to soften.
  2. Add garlic and whole fennel seeds, sauteing for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp and salt, cooking for 2-3 minutes. Allow shrimp to start turning pink and curling.
  4. Add drained tomatoes, heating until shrimp are fully cooked, approximately 2-3 additional minutes.
  5. Lastly, stir in hand torn basil and serve immediately.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how you liked it!
Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 511 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 285mg95%
Sodium 1199mg52%
Potassium 738mg21%
Carbohydrates 75g25%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 27.7mg34%
Calcium 264mg26%
Iron 5.7mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.