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
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