Fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil bring summertime flavors to a classic dinner of Shrimp Scampi Pasta.
shrimp, shrimp scampi
10ouncesangel hair pasta
1/4teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes
1poundshrimp peeled and deveined
juice of one lemon
1 1/2cupsseeded and chopped tomato
grated parmesan cheese
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and then salt generously with kosher salt. Add angel hair pasta and cook according for 8-10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup or so of pasta water and set aside.
While pasta cooks, heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat and add the garlic and the red pepper flakes. Cook for one minute or until garlic becomes fragrant. Add the shrimp and season with kosher salt. Cook for two minutes on one side then flip and cook for another minute or until just cooked through.
Add white wine, lemon and tomatoes and cook for another two minutes. Add butter and stir until butter melts through. Add pasta and cook to warm through while adding pasta water for more sauce if desired. Garnish basil and parmesan cheese and serve.
Shrimp Scampi Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 539.39Calories from Fat 139
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4.99g31%
Vitamin A 835.68IU17%
Vitamin C 13.47mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.