One-Pot Pasta: Shrimp Fajita Linguine

One-Pot Pasta: Shrimp Fajita Linguine

The Spruce / Maxwell Cozzi

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
453 Calories
13g Fat
51g Carbs
32g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 453
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 172mg 57%
Sodium 570mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 32g
Calcium 248mg 19%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

​An easy pasta dish that isn't too heavy but still full on flavor. This recipe calls on Mexican spices like cumin, chili powder, and sharp cheese to mingle with fresh shrimp and sliced pepper.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 12 ounces cooked pasta of your choosing
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (pepper jack, cheddar and a taco blend all work well) 

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    One-Pot Pasta: Shrimp Fajita Linguine ingredients

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  2. Heat the oil in a large pot or skillet over medium high heat

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  3. Add the shrimp and cook until pink adding some salt and pepper to taste.

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  4. Remove the shrimp from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.

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  5. Add the onions, peppers, cumin, and chili powder to the same pan. Add a little more oil as needed, cook until onions and peppers are soft.

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  6. Add the pasta, cheese, cooked shrimp, salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine evenly and melt the cheese.

    One-Pot Pasta: Shrimp Fajita Linguine in a pot

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