Linguine Pasta with Shrimp, Sausage, and Tomatoes


My friends and I found this recipe for pasta on AllRecipes.  We decided to add some Italian sausage, and we loved the result!

Original recipe


Linguine Pasta with Shrimp, Sausage, and Tomatoes
From AllRecipes

Yield: 6 servings

2 tablespoons + 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups diced tomatoes
1 cup dry white wine
salt and black pepper to taste
1 (16-oz) package linguine pasta
1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp
1 pound Italian sausage (the kind without a casing)
1 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and sautee garlic for 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and wine.
  3. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often, until tomatoes turn into a sauce.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.  Put in linguine and return to a boil.
  6. Cook linguine uncovered for about 11 minutes.  Stir occasionally.
  7. Drain linguine in a colander in the sink and run cold water over it.
  8. In a bowl, season shrimp with Cajun or Creole seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  9. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat.  Cook shrimp for 5 minutes until the outside is pink and the center is no longer translucent.
  10. Remove shrimp and stir fry Italian sausage in the leftover oil.
  11. Stir linguine into the saucepan with the sauce.  Stir in shrimp and Italian sausage.  If desired, top with shredded Parmesan cheese.

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