Linguine Agli Scampi – Family Spezzano (Torino)

  • 250 grs Linguine
  • 300 grs shrimp
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 450 grs freshly chopped tomato
  • 150 gas goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 chopped garlic clovers
  • 1 tbs dry oregano


Cook the pasta al dente and drain.

Heat up the olive oil over medium heat and sauté the onion and garlic until they are golden brown, but not dark. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper to taste and then add the chicken broth, on high heat, until the liquids reduce. Add the shrimp until completely cooked. Sprinkle the oregano and goat cheese, and stir for 30 seconds. Drop in the pasta and stir for 1 minute.

Serve immediately.

May be accompanied by a medium-bodied red wine.



This is a traditional recipe from Spezzano Family. They prepare it on New Year’s Eve. It is an ancient recipe from Nonna Maria who loved to cook for her family.