Springtime Shrimp With Lemon, Thyme & Bow -Tie Pasta Toss

"Lots of flavor, a little bit of time, this comes together quickly...light and tasty - and pretty, too!"
photo by Brian Holley photo by Brian Holley
photo by Brian Holley
photo by Brian Holley photo by Brian Holley
photo by Brian Holley photo by Brian Holley
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  • Bring a large pot of water to boil for pasta; cook bowtie until al dente. Toss with a bit of olive oil and keep warm.
  • Heat large skillet over medium heat, adding 1 tbsp olive oil, then butter. Add green onion (save a bit of the green part for later), lemon zest, broccoli,white wine and red pepper flakes. Season lightly with salt & pepper, toss together. Cover skillet and cook a few minutes and broccoli is bright green. Add peas, cook a few minutes, keeping their bright color. Add shrimp and toss gently, cooking about 2 minutes until shrimp are heated through.
  • Add lemon juice,green onion, sprig of thyme and remaining butter and olive oil.
  • Place warm pasta in serving bowl, sprinkle with salt, pepper & 1/4 c parmesan cheese. Remove sprig of thyme; add shrimp and vegetable mixture. Toss lightly, sprinkle with remaining parmesan and serve.

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  1. I cooked this for my daughters Italian boyfriend, he was gobsmacked. This dish i have cooked a few times now, it's easy and tasty, very good summer dish when the weather is too hot for a lot of cooking. I would recommend this to anyone. I cooked as per recipe, why change something this good? Thanks for sharing with me, good luck with the Zaar.
  2. Very good! This was everything you said it was in the description. It does come together quickly at the end so have all the elements ready for the pan. Better cooks than I will time this to perfection. With a little practice, I'll get it just right. :) Thanks for posting. Made for My 3 Chefs 2007.


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