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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 357.9
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.6 mg
  • Sodium: 2,135.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 12.5 g

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Ina Garten's Shrimp Scampi and Linguine

Submitted by: SPEEDSTER120389

Introduction

I took Ina Garten's Shrimp Scampi recipe from her Barefoot Contessa show on the food network and just tweaked a few things (cut the butter in half, used extra light olive oil, didn't add red pepper flakes) I took Ina Garten's Shrimp Scampi recipe from her Barefoot Contessa show on the food network and just tweaked a few things (cut the butter in half, used extra light olive oil, didn't add red pepper flakes)
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    -1 Tbsp + 1.5 tsp. salt
    -3/4 lb. linguine
    -1.5 Tbsp unsalted butter
    -2.5 Tbsb light olive oil
    -4 cloves minced garlic
    -1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
    -1/4 tsp ground black pepper
    -1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
    -zest of 1/2 a lemon
    -1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)

Directions

-Add water to a large pot, add 1 Tbsp salt, bring to a boil, and cook linguine for 7-10 min or according to package
-Meanwhile, in a large pan, melt butter and olive oil over medium heat
-Add garlic
-Saute for 1 min
-Add shrimp, 1.5 tsp salt, and pepper
-Saute until shrimp have just turned pink (about 5 min)
-Remove from heat
-Add parsley, lemon zest, and lemon juice (you can also add red pepper flakes if you like). toss to coat
-drain pasta when it is done, return it to the pot, and add the shrimp.

*i found that I needed some extra salt added after this dish was finished, just wasnt quite seasoned enough

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPEEDSTER120389.






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  • We substituted whole wheat linguine for the white stuff and eliminated all of the salt used for cooking. Instead we used sea salt at the table. The pasta was different but the lemon zest and juice really provided a different spin on the shrimp. We will certainly make this again. - 11/1/09

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