30 Jun

Shrimp PastaShrimp Pasta

Ok. So this is another good weeknight meal. There’s  lots of fresh asparagus out there and this is very delicious.

Extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic – smashed and minced

2 vine tomatoes  – cut into chunks

1 cup 1/2 and 1/2 – ( freeze the rest and you can use it later in another recipe )

1 cup vegetable stock

1 bunch asparagus – cut off the bottom 1 inch , then cut into inch pieces

1 lb. cooked shrimp – ( I used frozen –soak in cold water for about 20 min to thaw – pull off tails )

juice of 1 lemon ( yes fresh does make a big difference

11 14 oz. box linguine

Parmesan cheese

Cook linguine according to direction – make sure  it is AL DENTE  and done  – soft – not too soft   DO NOT RINSE

At the same time start cooking this :

Add 2 TBSP olive oil and garlic and tomato  to frying pan

Heat until garlic is  golden

Add a pinch of cayenne pepper

Add 1/2  and 1/2 and stock

when it starts to simmer add asparagus and cook for 1 min.

Add shrimp and lemon juice cook for 3 min until heated thru

Add linguine  , toss until covered well

Plate , grate parmesan cheese on top

Some fresh Italian bread and a glass of Red

Eat and Enjoy !


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