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Spicy Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Barilla Penne
  • Barilla Marinara
  • Galbani Mozzarella Fresca
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound shrimp I used cooked, deveined, and peeled shrimp, however, uncooked is an option also below.


  • Heat water to boiling.
  • Peel and chop shallot.  Peel and chop garlic.
  • Add box of penne to boiling water and cook until tender.
  • In the meantime, heat a little olive oil in a pan.  Add in shallot.
  • Then cook for a few minutes before adding garlic.
  • Cook for a few more minutes and add red pepper flakes.
  • Cook for a few seconds then add marinara to pan.
  • Heat until boiling then add in shrimp.
  • For fully cooked shrimp, just head through.  For raw shrimp, cook for 2 - 3 minutes until cooked through.
  • Then remove shrimp to a plate.
  • Drain pasta once tender then add to marinara remaining in pan.
  • Stir to coat and then place in a casserole dish.
  • Thinly slice mozzarella and add to the top of your dish.
  • The heat from the pasta should melt but you can also put under broiler for a few minutes.
  • Top your dish with shrimp and serve!