Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

This pasta and shrimp recipe also includes peas and peppers. It's delicious!


  • 12 ounces dried rigatoni pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups english peas
  • 1 pound shrimp, cleaned, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add rigatoni and cook for 10 to 11 minutes or until al a dente.  Drain pasta and keep warm.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat the oil on medium heat, in a large sauté pan. Add the garlic and peppers and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Add the peas and cook for another 10 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 more minutes or until they start to turn pink.
  3. Mix in the chicken broth and half and half. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce is bubbly.
  4. Add the cooked pasta. Cook on low until sauce starts to thicken. Sprinkle with the basil.
  5. Serve in bowls. Add salt and red pepper to taste.
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Frozen peas may be substituted for English peas.

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Recipe Yields: 4 servings
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Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 93
Calories 584

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 210mg
Total Carbohydrate 78g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 36g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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