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This is DH's special request. I keep trying to tell him I can't cook. I searched and searched the DB and could not find this recipe. Well maybe I actually can cook, because this good!
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- 8 ounces angel hair pasta or 8 ounces other pastas
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 (15 ounce) can cherry tomatoes, drained
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon capers, chopped only if large
- 2 ounces Baby Spinach
- 1 pinch nutmeg
- fresh ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch, optional to thicken the sauce
- 6 ounces shrimp, cooked
- 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small dice (they will sort of stick together, but it's going to be stirred into the hot pasta anyway, so no worr)
- kosher salt (optional)
- fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
- 1Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
- 2In a large skillet heat butter and olive oil over medium heat; add garlic and stir for about a minute so as not to brown.
- 3Stir in broth, tomatoes, milk, lemon juice, capers, and spinach; season with nutmeg and black pepper.
- 4Cook for 10 minutes or so, then sprinkle with cornstarch (if you want a thicker sauce) and stir; break up tomatoes by smooshing them, if desired.
- 5Stir in shrimp and heat through; taste and adjust seasonings including a bit of salt, if needed.
- 6Add mozzarella to pasta and toss a bit.
- 7Pour sauce over pasta and garnish with parsley.
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Nutritional Facts for Angel Hair Pasta With Shrimp and Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (362 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 484.6
- Calories from Fat 179
- Total Fat 19.9 g
- Saturated Fat 8.1 g
- Cholesterol 92.1 mg
- Sodium 651.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 52.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
- Sugars 4.9 g
- Protein 23.6 g