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Garlic Shrimp Pasta in Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Garlic Shrimp Pasta in Red Wine Tomato Sauce dish seems so fancy and indulgent, yet it's very simple to prepare. Restaurant style spaghetti sauce is made with Chianti wine, fresh basil, lots of garlic and Italian seasoning.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic shrimp pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 464kcal
Author Olya


  • 1 lb. shrimp peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper for seasoning
  • teaspoon red pepper flakes

Red Wine Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup tomato puree (from the can)
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes (1 can)
  • ½ cup red wine (such as Chianti)
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • 8 ounces Spaghetti
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese


  • In a large skillet, add olive oil and heat it over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add shrimp and season generously with salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Cook about 2 minutes, turning shrimp over once, until just cooked through, and then transfer to a large plate.

To make the sauce:

  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook garlic is fragrant and onion is translucent. Add tomato puree and fry for 1 minute. Stir in diced tomatoes and add wine. Bring to a boil.
  • Next add basil, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning and salt. Reduce heat to low and simmer while preparing pasta in the next step.


  • Cook Spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Final Assembly:

  • Add spaghetti and shrimp into the simmering red wine tomato sauce. Mix well.
  • Serve sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.


Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 294mg | Sodium: 2127mg | Potassium: 859mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1485IU | Vitamin C: 68.3mg | Calcium: 368mg | Iron: 5.3mg