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    Garlic Shrimp And Pasta Recipe


    Adapted from Woman’s Day magazine. Garlic, lemon and rep pepper add a bit of spice and zest to this shrimp and pasta dish.


    12 oz. spaghetti or angel hair pasta
    2 1/2 tbsp. butter
    2 tbsp. olive oil
    1 large clove garlic, chopped
    1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined, unfrozen
    1 tbsp. lemon zest, grated
    1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
    1/4 cup lemon juice, preferably fresh
    1 tbsp. dried parsley flakes


    1. Cook pasta pasta according to directions on package. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of water. Return pasta to the cooking pot.


    2. While pasta is cooking, heat 2 tbsp. of the butter, along with the oil, over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for about a minute, or until the garlic is fragrant.


    3. Add shrimp, lemon zest, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque. Stir in lemon juice.


    4. Add shrimp to the pasta, along with the parsley, remaining butter and reserved water. Toss to coat.

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