Dig into this light and summery shrimp pasta, perfect for lunchtime, courtesy of our friends at Crave! Make sure to visit their new branch at Mall of Arabia, and read our full review here.


½ cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloved garlic, minced

1 can tomato paste or diced tomatoes

2 cups penne/ spaghetti pasta, uncooked

500 g cooked cleaned medium shrimp

¼ cup grated parmesan cheese


Heat large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add dressing, onions and garlic; cook for two minutes. Stir in tomatoes; cook 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta.

Add shrimp to sauce in skillet; cook 2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat.

Drain pasta; toss with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.