Shrimp and Orzo With Cherry Tomatoes and Parmesan Cheese

Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a fabulous dish. Recipe found on the internet.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta cooks, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper evenly over shrimp.
  4. Add shrimp to pan; cook 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until done.
  5. Remove from pan.
  6. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan.
  7. Add onion, garlic, and red pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Add tomatoes, and cook 3 minutes or until tomatoes begin to soften, stirring occasionally.
  9. Stir in pasta and shrimp; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
  10. Remove from heat, and stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, cheese, and basil.
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5 5

This is a winner! Dinner was delicious tonight. I didn't have cherry tomatoes, so I subbed a 14 oz. can of petite diced tomatoes, with a healthy splash of white wine. I decreased the onion and garlic slightly (my can of tomatoes was flavored with garlic & onions). Served with a vegetable side and crunchy bread. Everyone at the table gobbled this up - perfect amount to serve 4 of us. Thanks Marie!