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Squid Ink Pasta with Shrimp and Nduja

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 12 mins

Servings: 4


1 pound large head-on or shell-on shrimp

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

6 garlic cloves, divided, 2 smashed, 4 thinly sliced

1 bay leaf

1 cup tomato passata or puréed whole peeled tomatoes

4 ounces nduja

Sea salt

12 ounces squid ink spaghetti

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

¼ cup chopped fresh parsley, plus more for serving

Freshly ground black pepper

  1. Peel and devein shrimp, saving heads and/or shells. Finely chop shrimp; set aside. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high and cook smashed garlic, stirring, until golden, about 1 minute. Add reserved shrimp heads and/or shells and cook, stirring, until br