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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

garlic shrimp pasta
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Difficulty Intermediate
Time
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Calories 240
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
Description

The great thing is it is fast and east to make and no sauce is required. In light of that, it makes a great midweek meal. Believe me, the entire family will love it. Give it a try and let us know what you think.

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup Penne pasta
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted melted butter
  • 5 cloves chopped garlic
  • 20 medium shrimp (cooked, peeled)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • pepper flakes
  • 15 cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
  • Parmesan cheese (for garnish (optional))
Instructions
  1. Boil pasta in salted boiling water until al dente. 

  2. Melt butter in a pan. Sauté garlic until fragrant. 

  3. Add in shrimps and stir for 2 minutes.

    If you are using uncooked shrimp, you may cook them until changes color to pink.
  4. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, parsley and hot pepper flakes. Add in tomatoes. Stir for a couple of minutes. 

  5. Toss in cooked pasta until heated through. 

  6. Garnish with grated parmesan cheese and serve.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 110g550%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 51mg3%
Potassium 7mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 41g14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Keywords: garlic butter pasta, shrimp pasta, shrimp
David Hood
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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking!