10/23/11

Shrimp Linguini with Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Shrimp Linguini with Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Talk about quick, easy and satisfying. This dish has it all. I used frozen peeled and deveined wild caught shrimp and whole wheat linguini - both cook very quickly. And I used jarred sun-dried tomatoes plus the oil they were marinated in so this dish came together in under 20 minutes.


Use the oil and seasonings from your
sun-dried tomatoes to cook the shrimp
One of the other things I really love about quick pasta dishes like this is that I can whip it up for lunch for one, or easily increase the ingredients to accommodate as many servings as needed. In this case I made enough for 2 for dinner.


Shrimp Linguini with Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Serves 2 (recipe easily doubled)

4 ounces whole wheat linguini, cooked according to package directions, reserve small amount of pasta water
20 medium (41/50 count) peeled and deveined wild caught shrimp
2 large cloves fresh garlic, minced
1/2 jar of 8.5 ounce jar of marinated sun-dried tomatoes, tomatoes rough chopped, use oil for cooking
1 Tablespoon butter
sea salt
fresh cracked pepper
shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
fresh chopped Italian flat leaf parsley

In a large skillet over medium-high heat place half the oil from the jar of marinated sun-dried tomatoes plus butter. When heated add the garlic and cook for about a minute until garlic is fragrant, then add shrimp, sun-dried tomatoes and sprinkle with sea salt. Cook for approximately 1-2 minutes per side until shrimp is opaque and cooked through.



Add cooked pasta to skillet along with small amount of reserved pasta water and toss. Season with additional sea salt and fresh cracked pepper. Place in bowls and garnish with fresh parsley and Parmigiano-Reggiano and serve immediately with a small salad or green veggie.


Quick, easy and satisfying!


Yummy with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano



9 comments:

  1. YUM... I love the combo of pasta and shrimp! The tomatoes are a great addition also.

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  2. Anything with prawn.Yes please.looks delish:)

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  3. this looks wonderful love simple pasta dishes like this

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  4. This is a beautiful dish! I love the addition of sun dried tomatoes!

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  5. Hey Veronica,

    Awesome recipe! Love how easy it is to make a meal for one. I second "Buttercream Blondie" comment about the sun-dried tomatoes. Letting you know we created a game around your recipe.

    http://www.knapkins.com/guess_games/231?source=blog

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  6. this reciped is delicious! I'm sure it didn't exist at the time, but we marinade the shrimp in a sun-dried tomato marinade made by Lawry's. It's amazing!!

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