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Recipe : Entry # 8418
Cynthia Freeman-Burks
(256) 606-6867
Recipe Title
Easy Shrimp Pasta
Recipe Theme
May: Shellfish/shrimp
Main Dishes
Joe Wheeler EMC
1 lb. med/large shrimp ( shelled, deveined, and rinse and pat dry)
1 Stick salted butter
Clove of garlic minced
1 box ( 16 oz) thin spaghetti ( can sub linguine)
Broccoli Tops (optional) cooked
Parsley Flakes
Salt & Pepper
Parmesan Cheese
Boil pasta as directed- al dente is key in this recipe. Save 1 cup of the pasta water**

For Shrimp:
Salt & pepper each patted dry shrimp. Melt stick of butter in deep pan along with garlic until hot. Add shrimp and cook on each side for 2 to 3 minutes. Add reserved pasta water ( this helps in binding ingredients).
Add pasta- using tongs GENTLY toss until incorporated. Add chopped parsley and broccoli and toss again.
Pour immediately into big pasta bowl top with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
Tell us about your recipe
My husband and I love shrimp and we love pasta. This is a receipe I've been making for years. When our garden is in its more of a anything goes pasta. I add squash, tomatoes, peppers, whatever is in that day. This receipe is so versatile and so good, it's hard not to love it!!!!!!