Mom’s Shrimp Fra Diavolo


  • 3 cloves of fresh garlic, minced
  • 4 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 14.5 oz. can of whole tomatoes, mashed
  • 3 cups sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. of linguine (cooked – read package directions)
  • 2 lbs. of large, frozen, raw shrimp – thawed, shelled, and tails removed
  • Grated Pecorino Romano cheese to taste


  • In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil and cook linguine according to package directions
  • In another large pot, saute garlic in olive oil until golden
  • Add mashed tomatoes, jarred sauce, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and crushed red pepper flakes. ┬áBring to a boil and then lower heat and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add raw shrimp and cook until just pink
  • Serve shrimp over linguine immediately
  • Add grated Pecorino Romano cheese to taste
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