SHRIMP AND ASPARUGUS PASTA

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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