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Shrimps With Pasta – Garides me Pasta

  • Shrimps With Pasta Garides me PastaThis shrimp pasta recipe is sure to impress friends and family alike! Nutritious, filling and healthy, shrimp with pasta is always a favourite.
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  • This delicious shrimp recipe makes a delicious weekday meal, quick and easy for when you’re in a hurry but want something a little above the ordinary!
Shrimps With Pasta - Garides me Pasta

Shrimps With Pasta – Garides me Pasta


  • 500g packet pasta – penne or other type
  • 500g / 1 lb shrimps – peeled
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 75g bacon, chopped
  • 1 x 425g tin peeled and crushed tomatoes
  • 1-2 tablespoons tomato puree diluted in a little water
  • 1 tspn oregano – dried
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • freshly ground salt and pepper

To Garnish:

  • Parsley, shredded


  • Add the olive oil to a large frying pan and saute the garlic.
  • Add the bacon and fry for a little longer to crisp.
  • Pour the tomatoes and tomato puree diluted in a small amount of water to the pan.
  • Season with oregano, chopped parsley, sugar and freshly ground salt and pepper.
  • Simmer for about 20 minutes for the tomatoes to soften to a pulp and the sauce to thicken substantially.
  • Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of salted water to boil, add the pasta and boil according to packet instructions or al dente.
  • Drain.
  • Place all the shrimp in the sauce and stir through.
  • Leave to simmer for another 5 minutes until the shrimp are coated in the sauce and have absorbed the flavours.
  • Place the pasta into a large pasta serving bowl and pour the sauce over.
  • Stir through until all the pasta is coated in the sauce and evenly distributed.
  • Garnish with shredded parsley.

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