Linguine with Shrimp

Linguine with Shrimp
Staff Writer

Photo Modified: Flickr/jeffreyw

This simple but delicious shrimp dish is a recipe our contributor Joanna Fantozzi's grandmother always prepares for their big Italian-American Christmas feast.

Photo Modified: Flickr/jeffreyw

Ingredients

  • 1  Pound  large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1  Pound  inguine
  • 6-8  garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4  Cup  butter
  • 3-4  Tablespoons  olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • red pepper flakes

Directions

Wash shrimp, drain. Cook pasta according to package directions, reserve 1 cup pasta water. Melt butter in pan, add garlic. Add shrimp and fry quicky until starting to turn pink, and then add the olive oil. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes to taste. Cook shrimp about 5 minutes - until pink and curled. Add pasta to shrimp, as well as the reserved pasta water. Toss well until all blended, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.
Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
21%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
33g
25%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
36µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
7mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
10mg
1%
Sodium, Na
95mg
6%
Water
87g
3%