Lemon-Pepper Linguine wit Asparagus & Shrimp

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 425.2
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 59.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,329.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 21.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 pound asparagus, cut into 2 inch lengths
    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    30 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    salt to taste
    freshly ground black pepper
    1 pound linguine
    1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
    Zest of 2 lemons, finely grated
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, drop in the asparagus and cook until al dente. Remove the asparagus with colander of slotted spoon and plunge into a bowl of ice water.

2. Bring the water back to a boil, drop in the linguine and cool until al dente. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.

3. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the shrimp and garlic, season with salt and pepper and cook 1 minute. Add the asparagus and cook until the shrimp are cooked through and the asparagus is warmed, about 2 minutes more.

4. Return the pasta to the pot and toss it with 1/2 of the Parmesan, 1/2 of the parsley, lemon zest, remaining olive oil and reserved pasta cooking liquid. Season with salt and a generous sprinkling of coarsely ground fresh pepper.

5. Divide the pasta among 6 warm bowls. Arrange the shrimp and asparagus on top and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan Cheese and parsley. Serve immediately.

Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOLPHIN225.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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