Easy Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli Pasta
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Quick and easy!
Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood
Yield: 6 servings
  • 1 pd thin spaghetti – cooked according to package directions. (Drain but keep water boiling to reheat just before adding to sauce)
  • 4 Tbls Star Butter Flavored Olive Oil (or equal parts butter and olive oil)
  • 3 tsp minced garlic or garlic paste
  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • ¼ c fresh Basil, chiffonade*
  • ½ c cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ c grated Parmesan, Romano & Asiago cheese
  • ¼ lemon or 1 tsp lemon juice
  1. Wash and prep veggies
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat Star Butter Flavored Olive Oil.
  3. When hot, add the garlic, shrimp, and broccoli florets. Salt & Pepper shrimp to taste.
  4. Saute just until shrimp turns pink (6-8 minutes).
  5. Add basil, tomatoes, and cheese. Heat through (2-3 minutes).
  6. Add cooked pasta and toss. Squeeze lemon over pasta and serve immediately.
  7. *chiffonade - Stack a pile of leaves (5-10), roll them up as one into a cigar shape. Make approximately ⅛" slices through the "cigar." Sprinkle the basil chiffonade into the dish.
Recipe by Baby to Boomer Lifestyle at https://babytoboomer.com/2014/04/17/dinner-ideas/