Eat like an Italian with Spicy Shrimp Orecchiette Pasta with Black Olive Pate



Top & Garnish each Serving:

  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 1-2 tbsp feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp fresh Italian parsley finely chopped


  1. In a large pot, bring 8 cups water and 2 tbsp of salt to a rolling boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, sauté cloves of garlic in Vigne Vecchie olive oil until soft. Remove garlic clove from pan.
  3. In the same pan with the oil, add shrimp.
  4. Add tomatoes and Black Olive Pate, sauté until shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  5. Add juice from lemon, chicken broth, red pepper flakes and sauté until combined.
  6. Toss in cooked pasta and stir until pasta is coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Take pan off of heat and add torn spinach leaves until spinach is wilted and stir pasta.
  8. Serve in large pasta bowls and top with grated parmesan, feta and chopped parsley and enjoy!


Recipe makes approximately 6 servings.