Shrimp Scampi


December 07, 2018 By:
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Prep:
15 minutes
Cook:
25 minutes
Serves:
2- 4 servings
Serve this tasty dish over pasta for a delicious Valentine's meal.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil, and add a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil. Add 1lb. of linguine, stir to ensure that pasta doesn'™t stick, then cook until almost done. Drain.
  2. In a large skillet, put 2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and place on medium-high heat.
  3. Place large shrimp in the skillet and cook for two minutes on both sides. Then remove shrimp from pan.
  4. Melt 6 tablspoons of butter. Add minced garlic, ½ cup of chopped mushrooms, ½ cup of grape tomatoes, two handfuls of baby spinach leaves, 1 tablespoons of capers, and the juice from ½ of a fresh squeezed lemon.
  5. When the butter has melted, return the shrimp to pan, and add pasta. Stir well and add salt and pepper to taste.