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Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Cream Pasta

Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Cream Pasta is made with a jar of spaghetti sauce for a quick and easy weeknight meal in only 20 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 624kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 12 ounces pasta, cooked according to package instructions (I used gemelli)


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large pan. Add red pepper flakes and shrimp and cook about 1 minute per side or until completely pink. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to pan and cook onion over medium high heat for 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute.
  • Add spaghetti sauce, heavy cream, and Italian seasoning and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Return shrimp to pan and stir in pasta.


Calories: 624kcal