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tomato and basil shrimp
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5 from 3 votes

Tomato and Basil Shrimp

This quick and easy tomato and basil shrimp recipe is a great introduction to your busy week. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Italian American
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 328kcal


  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tsp  red crushed pepper
  • 1 tsp  Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice the grape tomatoes lengthwise and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the fresh garlic and red crushed pepper and cook for an additional 20 seconds.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and fresh basil. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • Add the shrimp to the sauce and cook for 4-5 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  • Check for seasoning and serve immediately.


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 571mg | Sodium: 2375mg | Potassium: 1201mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1910IU | Vitamin C: 57.8mg | Calcium: 515mg | Iron: 10.2mg