Shrimp Scampi over Pasta with Janelle

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Good Morning friends. I hope your weekend was blessed and relaxing. We had baseball all weekend, so it was a nice time with the family.
Janelle over at Comfy in the Kitchen is back with a great on the go recipe, Shrimp Scampi over pasta, yum! Two of my favorite made into one.
Don’t forget to stop by Janelle Blog every Friday for Feasting in Fellowship Fridays!
Shrimp Scampi over Pasta
This is going to crack you up- Of all things, my 7 year old loves shrimp! It is his absolute favorite thing to eat! Trust me, we have to limit his intake because….well, shrimp can cost a pretty penny! I’d like to share with you my Little Guy’s favorite dinner… Shrimp Scampi (Oh, help me! lol)
Start with large, fresh, peeled and deveined shrimp (uncooked)- rinse with cold water in colander

Get the rest of your ingredients ready: Butter, lemons, pasta, garlic, parsley, olive oil, salt and pepper

Melt butter and oil over medium heat

Add 4 cloves of minced garlic

In another large pot, boil water with a Tbsp of olive oil- add pasta and cook until tender.

squeeze juice out of 2 lemons into a small dish

After butter, oil and garlic is cooking for about 2 mins add shrimp salt and pepper – cook for about 5 mins until the shrimp turns from pink to white

Turn heat off and add lemon juice and parsley

Combine well

Drain pasta but do not rinse- pour pasta into shrimp mixture and toss

Garnish with more parsley and lemon slice!
Shrimp Scampi over Pasta
1 lb of large uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined (and on sale!)
3/4 lb linguini or pasta of your choice
4 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp olive oil (1 tbsp is for water)
4 cloves minced garlic
1 Tbsp parsley
1/4 cup lemon juice (appx 2 lemons)
salt and pepper


Rinse shrimp in colander. Start to boil water in large pot with 1 tbsp of oil- when boiling add pasta and cook until tender. drain do not rinse. In another large pot melt butter and oil over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 2 mins. Add shrimp, salt and pepper- allow to cook for appx 5 mins until shrimp turns from pink to white. Turn off heat add lemon juice and parsley. Toss in pasta- combine well. Enjoy!

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I am a sinner saved by grace trying to move through this broken world as a wife, mom and homeschooler. I have 3 gorgeous sons {24, 17 & 11} and a wonderful husband of 13 years, that have my heart! I don't have all the answers however sharing my life with you in hopes that it will drawer you closer to Him. I pray that when you leave here you walk away knowing Him better.

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