Fra Diavolo

Fra Diavolo Recipe

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Carole Davis


I have worked on this recipe for over 20 years. This version is my best. I hope you enjoy it

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20 Min
40 Min


1 lb
shrimp cooked and deveined(see directions below for cooking shrimp)
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
7 Tbsp
1 medium
onion sliced
1 c
dry white wine
3 Tbsp
minced garlic
1/2 tsp
fresh oregano or 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
3 Tbsp
cilantro chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh basil chopped
2 c
red cherry tomatos halved
2 c
yellow cherry tomatoes halved
4 oz
bread crumbs(progresso)
1/4 c
chopped cilantro
1 1/4 c
grated pecorrino romano

How to Make Fra Diavolo


  • 1Preheat oven to 375*F
  • 2Butter a 13x9x2 baking dish and place halved tomatoes, capers, 3TBL. of olive oil, salt and pepper and toss well.
  • 3Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the top. Drizzle with olive oil and bake 30 to 35 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes
  • 4Toss shrimp in a bowl with salt and red pepper flakes. Heat 3 Tbl. oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Saute shrimp for about 1 minute.
  • 5Remove the shrimp add another 1 to 2 Tbl. oil and saute onion. Add wine, garlic and oregano. Add the baked tomatoes and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 6Add shrimp, basil and parsley and stir to coat.
  • 7Cook the pasta al dente according to the package directions. Drain. Add to skillet and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese an serve.

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About Fra Diavolo

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom