Pasta with Rock Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Corn

Pasta with Rock Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Corn
Molly Aronica


  • pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ears fresh corn, kernels cut off from the cobs
  • small shallot, finely diced
  • 1/4 Cup  basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Pound  spaghetti
  • 2 Tablespoons  unsalted butter
  • garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Pound  rock shrimp, rinsed and patted dry

This vibrant, springtime dish is a great weeknight dish because it comes together in just 30 minutes. Make sure to use very fresh rock shrimp and rinse then pat them dry before sautéing.

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Toss together the first six ingredients in a mixing bowl and set aside. 

Meanwhile, boil a pot of water for the spaghetti; once the water boils add the pasta and cook according to package instrcutions.

Meanwhile, set a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. After a minute, add the butter to the pan and let it melt. Once the butter is melted add the garlic and sauté for 3 minutes, then add the salt and red pepper flakes and sauté for 1 more minute. Add the shrimp and cook until just opaque, about 7 minutes. 

Toss together the tomato and corn mixture with the shrimp and pasta, and serve immediately. 


Calories per serving:

908 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber

Daily value:



  • Fat 142g 218%
  • Carbs 243g 81%
  • Saturated 32g 158%
  • Fiber 18g 73%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 35g
  • Monounsaturated 87g
  • Polyunsaturated 16g
  • Protein 135g 269%
  • Cholesterol 791mg 264%
  • Sodium 4,111mg 171%
  • Calcium 426mg 43%
  • Magnesium 436mg 109%
  • Potassium 3,389mg 97%
  • Iron 9mg 51%
  • Zinc 11mg 76%
  • Phosphorus 1,770mg 253%
  • Vitamin A 396µg 44%
  • Vitamin C 67mg 112%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 53%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 23%
  • Niacin (B3) 11mg 55%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 52%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 229µg 57%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 1%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 19mg 93%
  • Vitamin K 142µg 178%
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