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Lemony Shrimp Pasta

  • Author: superman cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x
  • Category: entrée


Add some sunshine to you weeknight dinner routine! Lemony Shrimp Pasta is a pescatarian family meal made with angel hair pasta that is healthy & satisfying.



1 lb angel hair pasta

16-20 fresh shrimp (we used tail on 16-20 ct black tiger)

2 cloves garlic

6 oz baby broccoli

1/4 c olive oil

2 lemons

4 oz fresh parmesan cheese

1/4 C sliced almonds

2 tbsp butter

fresh parsley for garnish


Boil 4 quarts salted water in large stockpot, adding angel hair when water is at a full boil. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until al dente.

In a large sauté pan add oil and heat over medium heat add add chopped garlic cloves.

Add shrimp and cook for 4-8 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Remove from pan.

Add broccoli and cook for 4 minutes

When pasta is done cooking, drain the pasta while reserving 1 C of the pasta water.

Using the same sauté pan, add pasta, butter, juice from two lemons and toss together over medium heat.

Add pasta water, and broccoli and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Chop almonds and toss into pasta and serve.

Garnish with parmesan cheese.

Salt and pepper to taste.

Keywords: pasta, lent, angel hair, shrimp, pescatarian, broccoli, garlic, broccolini, shellfish, seafood

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