Shrimp Broccoli Pasta

Easy and quick, this pasta will be a hit on your table!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 5

preparation time: 25 minutes



1 package long shaped pasta (e.g. spaghetti, fettuccine, angel hair)

1 lb. shrimp, clean

1 tbs. oil (vegetable or olive oil)

4 crushed garlic cloves

2 cups chopped broccoli

2 diced tomatoes

1 tbs. butter

salt to taste



1 – Cook pasta according to the package directions.

2 – In another saucepan, heat oil and add garlic, shrimp and salt. Let simmer for about 3 minutes.

3 – Add broccoli and tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 3 minutes, covered.

4 – Place the cooked pasta and butter. Mix for about 2 minutes.

5 – Taste to check the salt, adding more if necessary, and serve.


Tips and Options: 

  • Instead of broccoli, use eggplant or zucchini.
  • Add lemon zest, or mix it the juice of 1 lemon, just after turning off the heat.
  • Garnish with parsley, chives or thyme.
  • If you like, add other seafood to this recipe (squid, mussels and/or octopus).


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