Shrimp Pasta Recipe
Quick and Delicious Pasta Recipe Loaded with Seasoned Shrimp, Cherry Tomatoes and Parmesan Cheese!
Servings: 4 servings
- 8 oz. uncooked linguine
- 16 cherry tomatoes
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 lb uncooked large shrimp peeled and deveined, tails on
- ½ tsp pepper
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- 2 Tbsp butter
- ¼ c. grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
Prepare linguine according to package directions
Meanwhile thread tomatoes onto skewers. Brush with olive oil. Thread shrimp onto skewers, brush with remaining olive oil. Mix seasonings together in small dish. Sprinkle over shrimp.
Grill shrimp and tomatoes, covered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink and tomatoes are slightly softened, turning occasionally.
Drain linguine, reserve 1/4 c. pasta water. In the same saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add linguine, butter and reserved pasta water to saucepan. Toss to combine.
Remove shrimp and tomatoes from skewers. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle basil and Parmesan cheese on top of pasta and serve.
Make sure to soak wooden skewers a minimum of 30 minutes to prevent from burning on grill.
If you prefer not to grill your shrimp and tomatoes you can prepare them on a cast iron grill pan over medium heat on the stove top or simply throw them in a skillet and saute them.
Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 314mg | Sodium: 1314mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 20.4mg | Calcium: 348mg | Iron: 3.7mg