Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two Recipe

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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two Recipe
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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two Recipe

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“Tender shrimp, fresh spinach and minced basil combine with tangy lemon and feta cheese to give this wonderful pasta toss a unique flavor. It's a delicious, fast dinner for one or two."—Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 12 ounces uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add the garlic, salt and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
In the same skillet, heat 1/2 cup broth, lemon juice and dried basil. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and shrimp; cook until spinach is wilted.
Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two in Taste of Home

  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 12 ounces uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add the garlic, salt and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, heat 1/2 cup broth, lemon juice and dried basil. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and shrimp; cook until spinach is wilted.
  3. Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two in Taste of Home

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daisey5 User ID: 146806 134277
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2011

"Very good and easy to make. I had cooked shrimp so added it at the end to warm it up."

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