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spaghettoni with shrimp & peppers

Spaghettoni with Shrimp & Peppers

Spaghettoni with Shrimp & Peppers is an easy and elegant pasta dish suitable for any day of the week.
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 -6
Author Marisa


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 2 cups cooked shrimp
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • pinch of chili pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 454 grams spaghettoni or spaghetti
  • grated Parmesan cheese to taste
  • chopped parsley to taste


  • Bring a large sauce pot filled with cold water, to boil.
  • Meanwhile:
  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and sauté together the garlic, red onion, green and red peppers for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the shrimp, tomatoes, basil, chili pepper, salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add in the white wine, brandy and the butter. Stir the sauce and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • At this point your water should be at a roaring boil. Add in salt to the water and pasta. Stir well and cook according to package instructions.
  • Drain the spaghettoni and place the pasta on a serving platter.
  • Pour the shrimp sauce over the pasta.
  • Sprinkle with the grated parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.