Lemon Infused Shrimp Scampi Pasta
 
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Light buttery pasta topped with lemon infused shrimp and Parmesan cheese.
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 8 oz spaghetti (I used High Fiber pasta)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 lbs. shrimp, uncooked, devained
  • zest from one lemon
  • juice from one lemon
  • 2 tbsp. scallions
  • 4 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to manufacturers directions. When you put the pasta in the boiling water, start the next step of the recipe.
  2. In a large skillet add olive oil, 1 tablespoon of butter, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook until butter is melted, add the shrimp. Cook shrimp until no longer pink, stirring constantly.
  3. Once shrimp is cooked add lemon zest, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of butter. Stir, until combined, once butter is melted add scallions and cooked pasta. Toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Notes
Calories per serving: 359.6, Fat: 11, Cholesterol: 19, Sodium: 654, Potassium: 30, Carbs 37, Fiber: 6.1, Sugar: 2.3, Protein: 26.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 oz pasta and 4 oz of shrimp
Recipe by PB + P Design at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/08/01/lemon-infused-shrimp-scampi-pasta/