Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Pasta dishes are a staple at our house. There are so many ways to switch it up, and unless you’re making homemade noodles or a sauce that needs to simmer for hours, pasta is usually a great quick weeknight meal. And this Linguine with Shrimp Scampi is no exception.

The parsley and freshly squeezed lemon give this dish a refreshing, light feel. Paired with a salad, some crusty bread and a nice glass of wine? You are never going to want to pay restaurant prices for pasta again!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Canola Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter
  • 5 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 – 3 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 2 Pounds Large Shrimp
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 Cup Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Cup Shredded Parmigiano Reggiano
  • 1/2 Lemon Thinly Sliced

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add oil to large pot of boiling salted water. Add pasta and cook according to al dente directions on package.
  2. Melt butter and olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute; being careful not to let the garlic burn.
  3. Add shrimp, teaspoon of salt and the pepper.
  4. Sauté, stirring often, until the shrimp turn pink – approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Remove pan from heat and add parsley, lemon juice and red pepper flakes.
  6. Drain the cooked pasta, then add the shrimp and sauce. Toss well and serve garnished with cheese, lemon slices and parsley.
  7. ENJOY!

Linguine with Shrimp Scampi
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